General Knowledge Quiz 4
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Mary, Queen of Scots, was a keen player of which outdoor sport?
In English law, what term runs from June to July?
Traditionally, what would a 'cooper' make?
Which canal runs from Reading to Bristol and was the subject of a 2 hour 'Slow TV' BBC programme?
Bridgwater & Taunton Canal
Kennet & Avon Canal
Thames & Severn Canal
Grand Western Canal
The word 'vespertine' relates to which part of the day?
What is the correct spelling of a word meaning to show respect for esp. with a ceremony or memorial?
Which London theatre was the venue for the "We Will Rock You" musical from 2002-2014?
Her Majesty's Theatre
Which Formula 1 racing circuit is depicted?
Bahrain International Circuit
Marina Bay Street Circuit (Singapore)
Who said "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake"?
Favoured by the early 1960's surfing culture, what was the nickname given to this type of Pontiac?
Released in Dec. 2015, what is the title of the latest "Star Wars" film?
"Revenge Of The Sith"
"Attack Of The Clones"
"The Force Awakens"
"The Phantom Menace"
Which English singer/songwriter's debut single "Please Don't Let Me Go" went to No.1 in the UK charts in 2010?
The sports car manufacturer Lamborghini are based in which Italian city?
Which wine region of France produces the white 'Sauternes'?
Cotes du Rhone
Which composer wrote 'The Hebrides' (overture) after a visit to Fingal's Cave on the isle of Staffa in Scotland?
George Frideric Handel
Which U.S. author wrote the "Dune" series of sci-fi novels?
Robert A. Heinlein
What freshwater fish (pictured) may be seen in the UK's rivers and lakes but was artificially introduced into N. America?
Banned in 1985 because they would often shatter into a million pieces, what was the name of this 1970's toy?
Which ship was found adrift and deserted in the Atlantic Ocean on the 5th Dec. 1872?
The Mary Celeste
The Flying Dutchman
The Carroll A. Deering
What is the flag-carrying airline of the Netherlands called?
German drugstore owner Hans Schwarzkopf invented which product in 1927?
Which American youth movement from the 1940's & 50's could be seen wearing poodle skirts, ankle socks and saddle shoes?
What is a decorative work in which enamel, glass or gemstones are separated by flattened strips of wire placed edge-ways on a metal backing called?
On the 1st of July 2016, what did Royal Troon Golf Club elect to do for the first time in 137 years?
Close the bar at lunchtime
Allow free parking in its car parks
Admit women as members
Issue score cards in Gaelic
In Geometry, what name is given to a triangle with 3 unequal sides?
"Bernie - the bolt" was the catchphrase of which ITV game show that ran from 1967-1975?
"Double your money"
"Sale of the Century"
"The Generation Game"
"The Golden Shot"
One of the best selling art prints of the 20th century was the "Chinese Girl", by which commercial artist?
In Snooker, how many points is the blue ball worth when potted?
What does this UK road sign mean?
National speed limit resumes
And finally, which BBC Radio 4 show began life on 31st Jan. 1949 and is broadcast every night between 22:45 & 23:00 hrs.?
"A Book At Bedtime"
"Desert Island Discs"
"I'm sorry I Haven't A Clue"
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