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The Weekender General Knowledge Quiz

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Who, according to an NOP survey, do young men call most on their mobile phones?

  • The Katie Price Hotline
  • Their Girlfriend
  • Their Mum

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Which snooker player was nicknamed 'Interesting' by TV's Spitting Image?

  • Ray Reardon
  • Steve Davis
  • Jimmy White

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A classic Bruxelloise sauce is flavoured with which vegetable?

  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage

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Who was the leading actor in the movie 'Play Misty for Me' with Jessica Walter?

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Paul Newman
  • Burt Reynolds

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What Shakespearean play was banned in Britain during King George III's period of 'madness'?

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Macbeth
  • King Lear

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What note does an orchestra typically tune to?

  • A
  • C
  • D

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What gas is produced by adding water to Calcium Carbide?

  • Acetylene
  • Propane
  • Butane

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What berries are most commonly used in a Cumberland sauce?

  • Redcurrants
  • Loganberries
  • Raspberries

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What part of the tree gives Angostura Bitters its taste?

  • Roots
  • Bark
  • Leaves

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What Killed Sir Francis Drake on 28 January 1596 ?

  • Dysentery
  • Bubonic Plague
  • Typhoid

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Who had U.K hits with 'My Perfect Cousin' & 'Jimmy Jimmy'?

  • The Undertones
  • The Adverts
  • The Buzzcocks

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Which U.S baseball team became the first fully professional team in 1869?

  • Cincinnati Red Stockings
  • New York Yankees
  • Boston Red Sox

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What animals are attacked by a disease called 'Scrapie'?

  • Cattle
  • Sheep
  • Horses

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Which fictional barrister was created by John Mortimer?

  • Kavanagh QC
  • Francis Pettigrew
  • Rumpole of the Bailey

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Rod, Jane & Freddy was a spin off from which children's TV series?

  • Live & Kicking
  • Rainbow
  • Sesame Street

 

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