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Sagacity Quiz 59

A serious General Knowledge quiz for serious quizzers, no sympathy given, no prisoners taken! 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

The Museum of Garden History, in the de-consecrated parish church of St Mary-at-Lambeth in Lambeth, commemorates which gardening family?

  • The Reptons
  • The Tradescants
  • The Paxtons
  • The Londons

Question 2 Photo

Which of the following is not a surrogate father figure in their respective TV show?

  • Sandy Cohen, "The OC"
  • Rupert Giles, "Buffy The Vampire Slayer"
  • Andrew Martin, "Ringer"
  • Luke Danes, "Gilmore Girls"

Question 3 Photo

Looted by Napoleon in 1797, it is believed that the four Horses of Saint Mark, in Venice's St Marks Square, may have originally been made for which city?

  • Constantinople
  • Alexandria
  • Heraklion
  • Corinth

Question 4 Photo

Which type of Japanese classical music is mainly played on ceremonial occasions at the Japanese court?

  • Shomyo
  • Gagaku
  • Nagauta
  • Joruri

Question 5 Photo

Which pair of almond-shaped organs are located in the brain's medial temporal lobe?

  • Preoptic nucleus
  • Pineal body
  • Claustrum
  • Amygdala

Question 6 Photo

In 1970, which was the first US baseball team to declare bankruptcy?

  • The Seattle Pilots
  • Texas Rangers
  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Los Angeles Dodgers

Question 7 Photo

Which children's writer created "Little Grey Rabbit", "The Speckledy Hen" and "Fuzzipeg The Hedgehog"?

  • Beatrix Potter
  • Zizou Corder
  • Alison Uttley
  • Janni Howker

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A semi-hard cheese made from cow's milk, Beauvoorde takes its name from the village where it was first created by innkeeper, Arthur Djes, in which country?

  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium

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Who's birthday is celebrated in the Japanese holiday of Hana-Matsuri?

  • Aizen Myo-o's
  • Buddha's
  • Daruma's
  • Kannon's

Question 10 Photo

An exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressed to a person (typically one who is dead or absent), shares its name with which punctuation mark?

  • An apostrophe
  • A Bracket
  • A Comma
  • A Hyphen