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Trivia Quiz

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1

Which word completes the title of a 2007 album by Michael Buble: "Call Me _____"?

  • Later
  • Irresponsible
  • Sometime
  • Darling

2

In which decade was the Dvorak typewriter introduced?

  • 1890's
  • 1930's
  • 1900's
  • 1940's

3

'Greenockite' is a rare mineral and is the only real ore of which chemical element, whose atomic number is 48?

  • Rhodium
  • Molybdenum
  • Strontium
  • Cadmium

4

If you were in Russia and you were offered a 'shapka', what should you do with it?

  • Play it
  • Drink it
  • Wear it
  • Plant it

5

In 1938, which now defunct motor vehicle maker, became the first British company to sell over a million vehicles?

  • Morris Motors
  • Leyland Motors
  • Triumph Motor Company
  • Jensen Motors

6

After an incident in a nightclub, Noel Coward was inspired to write which play?

  • The Vortex
  • Fallen Angels
  • Private Lives
  • Hay Fever

7

Bowling Green State University is located in which American state?

  • Alabama
  • Texas
  • Ohio
  • Maryland

8

The building of the Great Wall of China began during which Chinese dynasty?

  • Sui
  • Qing
  • Han
  • Yuan

9

In the Victorian era, what was one said to be smothering, if they drank a glass of absinthe neat?

  • Frog
  • Grasshopper
  • Newt
  • Parrot

10

Which Egyptian deity took the form of a solar disc?

  • Geb
  • Aten
  • Thoth
  • Ptah

11

What type of material is 'determa'?

  • Glass
  • Porcelain
  • Rubber
  • Wood

12

Wastwater is the deepest lake in England. It is an example of what type of lake?

  • Ribbon
  • Pluvial
  • Oxbow
  • Boating

13

Which word means 'an elegant basket of fruit or flowers'?

  • Corbel
  • Corbie
  • Corbicula
  • Corbeille

14

Crossword compiler Philip Marlow sets crosswords using the pseudonym 'Hypnos', when he is writing for which daily newspaper?

  • The Guardian
  • The Times
  • The Independent
  • The Daily Telegraph

15

Which of the following countries was NOT a founding member of the United Nations in 1945?

  • Cuba
  • Malaysia
  • Ethiopia
  • Saudi Arabia

 

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