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Trivia Quiz

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1

What type of material is 'Torchon'?

  • Lace
  • Cotton
  • Silk
  • Rayon

2

The expression "The be all and end all" was coined by William Shakespeare for which play?

  • Macbeth
  • Henry VI Part 2
  • The Merry Wives Of Windsor
  • King Lear

3

What is the profession of Charlotte Tilbury?

  • Book publisher
  • Opera Singer
  • Makeup Artist
  • Ballet Dancer

4

If you were playing a game of poker and you had a hand described as a "Jack Benny", which cards would you be holding?

  • Ace and Jack
  • Two Eights
  • King and Seven
  • 3 and 9

5

What is the name of the mountain range that is part of the Great Dividing Range in Victoria, Australia?

  • Bishop
  • Cathedral
  • Deacon
  • Church

6

What disease is caused by the bacterium 'Bartonella quintana'?

  • Scarlet fever
  • Trench fever
  • Hay fever
  • Dengue fever

7

What is the name of the largest ichthyosaur to be discovered?

  • Omphalosaurus
  • Excalibosaurus
  • Delphinosaurus
  • Shastasaurus

8

The term "Coup en passant" is associated with which of the following?

  • Polo
  • Dressage
  • Chess
  • Contract Bridge

9

Who were the winners of the Super Bowl in 2006 and 2009?

  • New England Patriots
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Baltimore Ravens

10

Which of the following writers suggested a scale of winds comprising 11 points, after witnessing the Great Storm of 1703?

  • Daniel Defoe
  • Tobias Smollett
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Jonathan Swift

11

In Ancient Rome, a 'modius' was equivalent to how many gallons?

  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4

12

The Cottonera Lines (also known as the Valperga Lines) and the Santa Margherita Lines were a series of fortifications built in the 17th and 18th centuries to protect the cities of which country?

  • Portugal
  • Malta
  • Spain
  • Greece

13

The title of a 2007 album by the Manic Street Preachers is "Send Away the ____" what?

  • Lions
  • Wolves
  • Hyenas
  • Tigers

14

In number theory, how are numbers described, if they have an odd number of 1's in their binary expansion?

  • Repulsive
  • Abominable
  • Repellent
  • Odious

15

What would you do with a 'Wampee'?

  • Play with it
  • Spend it
  • Eat it
  • Wear it

 

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