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1

Which Middle Eastern country is ruled by King Abdullah?

  • Jordan
  • Syria
  • Bahrain

2

Which SE Indian port was previously known as Madras?

  • Ennore
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai

3

Which British people were encountered by Gulliver on his travels?

  • Thugs
  • Yahoos
  • Gorgons

4

Which Birmingham (UK) university was founded in the 1960s?

  • Walton Hill
  • Arden Forest
  • Aston

5

Who wrote "I, Claudius"?

  • Wilfred Owen
  • Siegfried Sassoon
  • Robert Graves

6

Which river forms the boundary between Germany and Poland?

  • Rhine
  • Volga
  • Oder

7

Which 1977 film starring Diane Keaton won her the Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role?

  • Looking for Mr. Goodbar
  • Annie Hall
  • Play It Again, Sam

8

The Tropic of Cancer runs through which Central American country?

  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Bolivia

9

What was the name of the lion in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"?

  • Clarence
  • Aslan
  • Elsa

10

Sofia is the capital of which country?

  • Romania
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Bulgaria

11

Who was the son of the British novelist Evelyn Waugh?

  • Alec Waugh
  • Auberon Waugh
  • Arthur Waugh

12

Who was the star of the 1967 film "To Sir With Love"?

  • Michael Caine
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Laurence Olivier

13

Who wrote "Arms and the Man"?

  • James Joyce
  • Oscar Wilde
  • George Bernard Shaw

14

From which instrument's "A" does an orchestra tune?

  • Oboe
  • Trumpet
  • Violin

15

What is the capital of Australia?

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Canberra

16

Which well-known writer served two years hard labour in Reading Gaol?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Bram Stoker

17

Where were the 1952 Winter Olympics held?

  • Stockholm
  • Oslo
  • Helsinki

18

Which substances combine to form proteins?

  • Carboxylic acids
  • Polypeptides
  • Amino acids

19

What is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May?

  • Amethyst
  • Emerald
  • Sapphire

20

What is the legal name for a writ requirin attendance in court?

  • Affidavit
  • Subpoena
  • Injunction

21

What is the Spanish word for a public square?

  • Platz
  • Piazza
  • Plaza

22

Who wrote "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"?

  • Anne Bronte
  • Charlotte Bronte
  • Emily Bronte

23

Who defeated Hannibal in 202BC?

  • Scipio
  • Ursicinus
  • Octavius

24

Who painted "The Monarch of the Glen"?

  • Sir Edwin Landseer
  • John Constable
  • Thomas Gainsborough

 

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