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1

On which Island group would you find 'Wireless Ridge' & 'Goose Green'?

  • Channel Islands
  • Falkland Islands
  • Andaman Islands

2

What name is given to a woman's dress with a close-fitting bodice & full skirt fashioned after Tyrolean peasant wear?

  • Dirndl
  • Lederhosen
  • Tracht

3

Which book were all the officers in the U.S Confederate army ordered to carry at all times?

  • Les Miserables
  • The Bible
  • The Art Of War

4

(Founded in 1892) What is Canada's highest-circulation newspaper?

  • Vancouver Sun
  • Toronto Star
  • Calgary Herald

5

Which World capital city is situated at the mouth of the Daugava River?

  • Riga
  • Oslo
  • Reykjavík

6

In Greek Mythology who stole nectar & ambrosia from the table of Zeus?

  • Typhon
  • Agamemnon
  • Tantalus

7

Who might use a 'Prusik knot'?

  • A Mountaineer
  • A Surgeon
  • A Fisherman

8

What would be stroked to cause 'Babinski's reflex'?

  • Sole Of The Foot
  • Back Of The Knee
  • Palm Of The Hand

9

In which World city would you find 'Mirabel Airport'?

  • Salzburg
  • Lima
  • Montreal

10

Who wrote the 1959 short story 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner'?

  • John Osborne
  • Kingsley Amis
  • Alan Sillitoe

 

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