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Trivia Quiz

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1

What was the highest world ranking of the former tennis player Tim Henman?

  • 3
  • 7
  • 6
  • 4

2

'Hindberry' is an old name for a wild variety of which fruit?

  • Blackberry
  • Raspberry
  • Gooseberry
  • Strawberry

3

Which of the following films that were released in 1997, was directed by Paul W.S.Anderson?

  • The Rainmaker
  • Event Horizon
  • Seven Years in Tibet
  • Air Force One

4

Which German state has a flag that can be easily confused with the older flag of Hungary?

  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Bremen
  • Lower Saxony
  • Hesse

5

Which English first-class county team became the last ever winners of the Benson and Hedges Cup in 2002, when they beat Essex by 5 wickets?

  • Gloucestershire
  • Kent
  • Warwickshire
  • Middlesex

6

Which of the following animals would be diagnosed with a condition known as 'Lampas'?

  • Sheep
  • Cattle
  • Horses
  • Cats

7

Patrick John was the first Prime Minister of which Caribbean country?

  • Grenada
  • Dominica
  • Barbados
  • Jamaica

8

Which of the following is a right tributary of the Yenisei River?

  • Oboe
  • Flute
  • Bassoon
  • Tuba

9

Not seen since 1770, the year it was first discovered, what is the name of the comet that is notable for having passed closer to Earth than any other comet in recorded history?

  • Encke's Comet
  • Donati's Comet
  • Lexell's Comet
  • Biela's Comet

10

Bernard Berenson and Joseph Duveen are characters in which Simon Gray play?

  • The Old Masters
  • Wise Child
  • Dutch Uncle
  • Otherwise Engaged

11

Which Chinese province has a name that literally means "four rivers"?

  • Hainan
  • Sichuan
  • Guangdong
  • Qinghai

12

What is a 'Rascona'?

  • Variety of grape
  • Stew
  • Cargo boat
  • Antique furniture

13

'Citrin' is an alternative name for which Vitamin?

  • B
  • E
  • P
  • K

14

What is the Italian city Ravenna famous for?

  • Mausoleums
  • Marbles
  • Murals
  • Mosaics

15

What word was coined in 1858 by the German philosopher Rudolf Lotze?

  • Sympathy
  • Telepathy
  • Apathy
  • Empathy

 

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