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General Knowledge Quiz 1

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In which month would you see a "Harvest Moon"?

  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October

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What is genuphobia a fear of?

  • Knees
  • Elbows
  • Arms
  • Being squashed

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What is the highest point in the county of West Sussex?

  • Harrow Hill
  • Kithurst Hill
  • Chanctonbury Ring
  • Black Down Hill

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Onyx and Agate are varieties of which type of mineral?

  • Gypsum
  • Garnet
  • Quartz
  • Chalcedony

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What is the study of pathology relative to?

  • Blood
  • Disease
  • Skin
  • X-Rays

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What is an individual piece of a mosaic called?

  • A mosaica
  • A tessera
  • A framer
  • A miniscura

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Who was the first person to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen?

  • Doug Scott
  • Reinhold Messner
  • Ed Viesturs
  • Dougal Haston

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How many volumes might you expect to find in a tetralogy?

  • 4
  • 7
  • 9
  • 5

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The wine Retsina is native to which country?

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Greece

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On what day would a Roman Catholic celebrate Candlemas (the purification of the Virgin Mary)?

  • August 23rd
  • December 9th
  • February 2nd
  • November 1st

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In which city would you find Dyce International Airport?

  • Cardiff
  • Glasgow
  • Dublin
  • Aberdeen

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Which actress starred in "Bend it like Beckham" and "ER"?

  • Parminder Nagra
  • Sonam Kapoor
  • Katrina Kaif
  • Shilpa Shetty

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Which airline featured on Typically Tropical's 1975 hit "Barbados"?

  • Caribbean Airways
  • Sunshine Airways
  • Coconut Airways
  • Calypso Airways

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What kind of cheese is Roquefort?

  • A sheep's milk blue cheese
  • A semi-soft pasteurised cow's milk cheese
  • A firm goat's cheese
  • A cow's milk smoked cheese

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The Fosse Way Roman road links Lincoln with which other English city?

  • Bristol
  • Exeter
  • York
  • London

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On Thursday 24th July 2016 the world's hottest day, reaching 53.9C (129F), was recorded where?

  • Jerash, Jordan
  • Quezon City, Philippines
  • Mitribah, Kuwait
  • Al Hamra, Oman

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Clocking up more time on TV than anyone else, what was the name of the BBC's test card girl?

  • Jane Finnigan
  • Carole Hersee
  • Alexandra Finch
  • Vanessa Fletcher

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In heraldry, what is this section of a shield called?

  • A bezant
  • A canton
  • A mantle
  • A division

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In which Gerry Anderson TV series would you discover S.H.A.D.O.?

  • "Space 1999"
  • "Captain Scarlet"
  • "Thunderbirds"
  • "UFO"

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What herb is pictured here?

  • Sage
  • Rosemary
  • Oregano
  • Thyme

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Who won the Ladies Singles Championship at Wimbledon in 1977?

  • Billie Jean King
  • Martina Navratilova
  • Chris Evert
  • Virginia Wade

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What is the transparent front part of the human eye called?

  • Retina
  • Cornea
  • Iris
  • Pupil

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What species of Deer is pictured?

  • Roe Deer
  • Fallow Deer
  • Red Deer
  • Muntjac

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Which nebula is visible to the naked eye and lies within the constellation of Orion?

  • Helix Nebula
  • Crab Nebula
  • Horsehead Nebula
  • Pelican Nebula

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Which 1970's fizzy drink used to feature an Elvis-like Polar Bear and the slogan "It's frothy, man!"

  • Tizer
  • Top Deck Shandy
  • Cresta
  • Corona

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Who is the patron saint of France and 'headaches'?

  • St. Jude The Apostle
  • St. Richard
  • St. Dennis
  • St. Cecilia

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If you drive around Cornwall you may see this car sticker, what does 'Non Emmet' mean?

  • I do not sell ice cream
  • I do not speak English
  • I am not an ant (a tourist)
  • I am not English, I am Cornish

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Whose company logo is pictured?

  • The Body Shop
  • DFDS Seaways
  • Costa Coffee
  • Starbucks

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The Nepalese Gurkha Regiment are noted for using which type of weapon?

  • Kilij
  • Kukri
  • Scimitar
  • Yatagan

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And finally pop-pickers, which 80's Radio 1 DJ is pictured?

  • Gary Davies
  • Bruno Brookes
  • Mark Goodier
  • Paul Burnett

 

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