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General Knowledge Quiz 3

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Which British record label was founded by Mickie Most in 1969?

  • Island Records
  • Virgin Records
  • Chrysalis
  • RAK

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What pattern of the fabric Tweed is pictured?

  • Houndstooth
  • Herringbone
  • Windowpane
  • Harris Tweed

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In Spain, what would a soup of pureed tomato and vegetables be known as?

  • Salmorejo
  • Menudo
  • Gazpacho
  • Cazuela

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In music, what term denotes singing without instrumental accompaniment?

  • Cantata
  • A cappella
  • Barbershop
  • Noodling

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The Great Mosque of Cordoba in Spain is an example of which style of architecture?

  • Byzantine
  • Romanesque
  • Rococo
  • Moorish

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Of the 6 London airports, which is the furthest from the centre of London (at 42 miles/68 km.)?

  • Gatwick Airport
  • Southend Airport
  • Stansted Airport
  • Luton Airport

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What is a "Tiercel"?

  • A step-ladder for cleaning high windows
  • A male Falcon or Hawk
  • A round of Tiddleywinks
  • A ceremonial garter of the British empire

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In the 60's children's TV show "The Herbs", what was the name of the hyperactive dog?

  • Basil
  • Dill
  • Bayleaf
  • Sage

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Which UK radio station broadcasts the 'Shipping forecast'?

  • BBC Radio 4
  • BBC Radio 3
  • BBC Radio 2
  • BBC World Service

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What type of flower is pictured?

  • Hibiscus
  • Dahlia
  • Carnation
  • Petunia

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In World War II, what name was given to the small elite British/African force which fought the Italian occupation in East Africa?

  • The Argylls
  • The Desert Rats
  • The Grosvenor Guard
  • The Gideon Force

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What became the world's rarest and most expensive postage stamp when it sold at auction for £5.6 million ($9.5m) in June 2014?

  • Mauritius P.O. error stamp (1847)
  • British Guiana 1 cent magenta (1856)
  • Treskilling yellow stamp (Sweden 1855)
  • Bluenose stamp (Canada 1929)

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In physics, what is the movement energy of an object called?

  • Elastic energy
  • Gravitational energy
  • Kinetic energy
  • Potential energy

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Which English county did West Indian cricketer Sir Viv Richards play for between 1974-1986?

  • Warwickshire
  • Lancashire
  • Surrey
  • Somerset

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Which of the following north American native tribes were indigenous to Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolina's?

  • Cheyenne
  • Cherokee
  • Apache
  • Sioux

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In music and dance, a waltz is kept in what time signature?

  • 2/4
  • 3/4
  • 4/4
  • 6/8

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What name is given to an engraved design such as is pictured?

  • Bas relief
  • Aquatint
  • Stencil
  • Intaglio

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Which single has spent the most consecutive weeks at No.1 in the UK charts with 16 weeks (as of August 2016)?

  • "Everything I do" (Bryan Adams)
  • "Love is all around" (Wet Wet Wet)
  • "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Queen)
  • "Rose Marie" (Slim Whitman)

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Which British classic car is pictured?

  • Bond Bug
  • Jensen Interceptor Mk.1
  • Reliant Scimitar SE4
  • Sunbeam Alpine Mk.3

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How many satellites or moons does the planet Mercury have?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

 

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