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Trivia Quiz

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1

What is the more familiar name for the 'fibula'?

  • Ankle bone
  • Shin bone
  • Heel bone
  • Calf bone

2

In a judo competition, how many full points are awarded for scoring an 'ippon'?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1

3

Who turned down the role of 'Agent K' in the 1997 film "Men in Black"?

  • Harrison Ford
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Sean Connery
  • Gene Hackman

4

Phillipa of Hainaut was the wife of which English king?

  • Edward I
  • Edward II
  • Edward III
  • Edward IV

5

What is a 'rill'?

  • A small stream
  • A tune played on a flute
  • A fish
  • A coarse fabric

6

A top ten U.K. album by Iron Maiden, that was released in 2000, shares Its title with which literary work?

  • Great Expectations
  • The Time Machine
  • Brave New World
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

7

The United Arab Republic which was established in 1958 and dissolved in 1961, was a political union between which two countries?

  • Egypt and Syria
  • Iraq and Jordan
  • Jordan and Syria
  • Egypt and Iraq

8

What became known as 'Battersea Bundles', when they were sold in London markets from the 17th century onwards?

  • Spinach
  • Banana
  • Celery
  • Asparagus

9

After Italy, which has the most world heritage sites, which country with a total of 48, ranks second?

  • China
  • Afghanistan
  • Mexico
  • U.S.A.

10

Which word describes an amateur sportsman?

  • Ionian
  • Corinthian
  • Grecian
  • Dorian

11

Whose law is also known as the "law of volumes"?

  • Henry's
  • Boyle's
  • Graham's
  • Charles's

12

The 'Battle of Flowers' which takes place annually in Jersey, was inspired by a flower carnival that takes place in which French city?

  • Lyon
  • Nice
  • Toulouse
  • Limoges

13

A 'Morse' is an archaic name for which animal?

  • Mouse
  • Horse
  • Walrus
  • Leopard

14

What is the only line on the London Underground to connect with all the other lines?

  • Jubilee
  • Victoria
  • Circle
  • Northern

15

In the taxonomic classification system that is used in biology, which of the following ranks higher?

  • Genus
  • Order
  • Phylum
  • Class

 

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