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Apart from Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire, what is the only other English county allowed to produce Stilton cheese?

  • Staffordshire
  • Cumbria
  • Shropshire
  • Derbyshire

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Who was crowned by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day 800AD?

  • Charlemagne (Charles the Great)
  • Constantine the Great
  • Alfred the Great
  • William the Conqueror

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Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Medoc & Graves are all sub-regions of which French wine growing area?

  • Bordeaux
  • Alsace
  • Loire Valley
  • Provence

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What rare event held up both the 1946 & 1947 English FA Cup finals?

  • Corner Flags Were Stolen
  • Supporters Invaded the Pitch
  • Ball Burst
  • Referee Suffered an Ankle Injury

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Which 1966/1973 U.S TV series featured the characters Jim Phelps, Cinnamon Carter & Rollin Hand?

  • Taxi
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Barney Miller
  • Bonanza

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Who gave President John F. Kennedy a dog called Pushinka in 1961?

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Yuri Gagarin
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Nikita Khrushchev

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The House of Braganza was the last line of monarchs in which European country?

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Belgium
  • Italy

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Which South-East Asian country has nine state royal families each of whose head takes it in turn to be King?

  • Malaysia
  • Laos
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia

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Which actor plays the character Michael (Mickey Bricks) Stone in the BBC TV drama 'Hustle'?

  • Robert Glenister
  • Adrian Lester
  • Robert Vaughn
  • Marc Warren

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Originally a symbol of St Peter & now featured on the flag of the Vatican, which emblem is often used as a pub sign in Britain?

  • Red Lion
  • White Hart
  • Cross Keys
  • Lamb and Flag

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Who (according to legend) cut the Gordian Knot?

  • Julius Caesar
  • Oedipus
  • Genghis Khan
  • Alexander the Great

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A wisp or walk is the collective noun for which group of birds?

  • Snipe
  • Oystercatcher
  • Curlew
  • Heron

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Which British athlete won gold medals in both the 800m & the 1500m at the 2004 Olympics?

  • Denise Lewis
  • Jade Johnson
  • Kelly Holmes
  • Jessica Ennis

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In Greek mythology which king of Corinth was compelled to eternally roll a large boulder up a hill only to watch it roll down again?

  • Oedipus
  • Sisyphus
  • Orestes
  • Tantalus

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What name is given to the wedge-shaped writing of the Sumerian & Hittite civilisations?

  • Hieroglyphics
  • Aramaic
  • Cyrillic
  • Cuneiform

 

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