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quiz 1258 – general knowledge (QA)

1 Which UK retail chain sells the ‘Florence and Fred’ range of clothing? Tesco
2 Russian Olive is a north American term for which garden plant? Oleaster
3 Baldwin I was crowned first king of where in 1100? Jerusalem
4 Situated in Piccadilly, what is the name of London’s oldest bookshop? Hatchards
5 What were the first names of English author H G Wells? Herbert George
6 Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover? Queen Victoria
8 The Caribbean island of Martinique is administered by which European country? France
9 ‘The Best Young Player Award’ was introduced at the FIFA World Cup in which year? 2006
10 Singers Janis Joplin and Cee Lo Green both released singles with which title? Cry Baby
11 What is the boy in the Dreamworks film logo holding in his hand? Fishing rod
12 Si is the symbol for which chemical element? Silicon
13 In the 1945 novel ‘Animal Farm’, how many commandments were originally written by Snowball? Seven
14 The ‘English Riviera’ is in which county? Devon
15 Protanopia is colour blindness resulting in insensitivity to which colour light? Red
16 How many points would the word ‘Xerox’ score on blank squares in a game of Scrabble? 11
17 St Michael’s Mount is off the coast of which English county? Cornwall
18 English monarch King John signed Magna Carta in which century? 13th Century
19 How long is the rest period between rounds in a professional boxing match? 60 seconds (one minute)
20 Gallophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture? France