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  • 1. 

    Who did Lewis Hamilton overtake on the last corner of the final race to secure the 2008 Formula One driver’s championship?

    • A.

      Felipe Massa

    • B.

      Timo Glock

    • C.

      Sebastian Vettel

    • D.

      Kimi Raikkonen

    Correct Answer
    B. Timo Glock
    Explanation
    Lewis Hamilton overtook Timo Glock on the last corner of the final race to secure the 2008 Formula One driver's championship.

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  • 2. 

    What was the title of the 1993 movie where Bill Murray’s character id forced to live the same day’s events over and over again?

    • A.

      The Piano

    • B.

      Sleepless in Seattle

    • C.

      Hard Target

    • D.

      Groundhog Day

    Correct Answer
    D. Groundhog Day
    Explanation
    "Groundhog Day" is the correct answer because it is the title of the 1993 movie where Bill Murray's character is forced to live the same day's events over and over again.

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  • 3. 

    The Cambrian mountains are found in Scotland.....

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Cambrian mountains are not found in Scotland. They are actually located in Wales.

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  • 4. 

    Which beverage is obtained from the plant Camellia Sinensis?

    • A.

      Tea

    • B.

      Coca Cola

    • C.

      Wine

    • D.

      Whisky

    Correct Answer
    A. Tea
    Explanation
    Tea is obtained from the plant Camellia Sinensis. This plant is native to East Asia and is cultivated for its leaves, which are used to make various types of tea. The leaves are harvested, processed, and then brewed to make the popular beverage known as tea. Coca Cola, wine, and whisky are not obtained from the Camellia Sinensis plant.

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  • 5. 

    Which 70s and 80s pop star has the real name of Stuart Goddard?

    • A.

      Freddy Mercury

    • B.

      Boy George

    • C.

      Adam Ant

    • D.

      Pete Burns

    Correct Answer
    C. Adam Ant
    Explanation
    Adam Ant is the correct answer because he is a 70s and 80s pop star who is known for his stage name, but his real name is Stuart Goddard. Freddy Mercury, Boy George, and Pete Burns are all popular musicians from that era, but their real names are not Stuart Goddard.

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  • 6. 

    How many 'Chance' squares are there on a standard Monopoly set?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    There are 3 'Chance' squares on a standard Monopoly set.

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  • 7. 

    Which commercial chain of restaurants is named after a character from the novel “Moby Dick”?

    • A.

      McDonalds

    • B.

      Ruby Tuesday

    • C.

      Nandos

    • D.

      Starbucks

    Correct Answer
    D. Starbucks
    Explanation
    Starbucks is the correct answer because it is named after a character from the novel "Moby Dick." The character, Starbuck, is the first mate on the ship in the novel. Starbucks founders chose the name to reflect the seafaring history of coffee and to evoke a sense of adventure and exploration.

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  • 8. 

    In golf, England and Ireland compete with a team from which continent for the Vivendi trophy?

    • A.

      North America

    • B.

      Europe

    • C.

      Australasia

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    B. Europe
    Explanation
    The Vivendi trophy in golf is a competition between England and Ireland against a team from another continent. The correct answer is Europe because England and Ireland are part of Europe, and they compete against a team from the same continent.

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  • 9. 

    How many lions guard the base of Nelson's column in London's Trafalgar Square?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    There are four lions that guard the base of Nelson's column in London's Trafalgar Square. These iconic bronze lion sculptures have been in place since 1867 and are a symbol of strength and power. Each lion is positioned on a different side of the column, facing outwards, and they have become a popular tourist attraction in the city.

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  • 10. 

    With a capacity of 67,800, what is the largest sporting stadium in Scotland?

    • A.

      Celtic Park

    • B.

      Hampden Park

    • C.

      Easter Road

    • D.

      Murrayfield

    Correct Answer
    D. Murrayfield
    Explanation
    Murrayfield is the correct answer because it is the largest sporting stadium in Scotland with a capacity of 67,800. Celtic Park, Hampden Park, and Easter Road are also stadiums in Scotland, but they do not have a larger capacity than Murrayfield.

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  • 11. 

    What are the SIX colours on a Rubik’s Cube?

    • A.

      White, red, blue, orange, green and yellow

    • B.

      Purple, white, blue, orange, black and red

    • C.

      Black, yellow, green, blue, aqua and red

    • D.

      Green, white, yellow, red, navy and black

    Correct Answer
    A. White, red, blue, orange, green and yellow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is White, red, blue, orange, green and yellow. These are the six colors typically found on a Rubik's Cube.

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  • 12. 

    Where in the human body are the SCAPHOID, TRAPEZOID and LUNATE bones?

    • A.

      The leg

    • B.

      The wrist

    • C.

      The upper arm

    • D.

      The skull

    Correct Answer
    B. The wrist
    Explanation
    The scaphoid, trapezoid, and lunate bones are located in the wrist. These bones are part of the carpal bones, which form the wrist joint. They play a crucial role in the movement and stability of the wrist, allowing for various motions such as flexion, extension, and rotation.

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  • 13. 

    Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin were th SIX members of "Monty Python's Flying Circle"......

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin were indeed the six members of "Monty Python's Flying Circus." They were a British comedy group that created and starred in the television series "Monty Python's Flying Circus," which aired from 1969 to 1974. The group's unique and surreal style of humor made them highly influential in the world of comedy.

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  • 14. 

    What was the name of Pinnochio's creator and father ?

    • A.

      Edward

    • B.

      Bernard

    • C.

      Geppetto

    • D.

      Cuthbert

    Correct Answer
    C. Geppetto
    Explanation
    Geppetto is the correct answer because he is the character in the story who creates Pinocchio, a wooden puppet, and becomes his father figure. Throughout the story, Geppetto shows love and care for Pinocchio, teaching him valuable life lessons and helping him on his journey to become a real boy. Geppetto's role as Pinocchio's creator and father is a central theme in the story, making him the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    Which chemical element has the Atomic Number 8?

    • A.

      Oxygen

    • B.

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C.

      Hydrogen

    • D.

      Zinc

    Correct Answer
    A. Oxygen
    Explanation
    Oxygen has the atomic number 8 because the atomic number represents the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom. Oxygen has 8 protons, which gives it an atomic number of 8.

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