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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 288

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Practically every banana consumed in the western world is directly descended from a plant grown in which English stately home?

  • Osborne House
  • Castle Howard
  • Highclere Castle
  • Chatsworth House

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(Ratified at the Treaty of Windsor in 1386) Which country is England's oldest ally?

  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • France

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When the 'Venus de Milo' was discovered in 1820 what did the fragments along the broken statue show had been held in the left hand?

  • Jug
  • Apple
  • Sword
  • iPhone

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In which British City is the 'Squinty Bridge'?

  • Glasgow
  • London
  • Portsmouth
  • Bristol

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Which 'RAF' aircraft were used in 1982 during 'Operation Black Buck' to bomb Argentine positions in the Falkland Islands?

  • Blackburn Buccaneer
  • Panavia Tornado GR4
  • Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier
  • Avro Vulcan

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Which 'battle' was fought on 17 June 1775 during the Siege of Boston?

  • Trenton
  • Bunker Hill
  • Bennington
  • Saratoga

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'Goats-foot' & 'Cranequin' were types of which weapon used in the Middle Ages?

  • Sword
  • Mace
  • Crossbow
  • Lance

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What nationality was the painter 'Albert Anker'?

  • Dutch
  • Swiss
  • Belgian
  • British

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How many viewing capsules are there on the 'London Eye'?

  • 24
  • 28
  • 30
  • 32

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In which U.S State is the 'Pentagon'?

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia

 

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