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1

Which of these is the title of a well known book by H E Bates?

A
The Sweetheart Flowers of August
B
The Pretty Blooms of June
C
The Darling Buds of May
D
The Pretty Stems of March
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2

Which of these comedians was knighted in 2000?

A
Norman Wisdom
B
Ronnie Barker
C
Ronnie Corbett
D
John Cleese
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3

A number of sports have been demonstrated at the Winter Olympic Games and then been included on the official programme. Some don't make it. Which of these was demonstrated and then made it onto the programme?

A
Skijoring
B
Ice stock sport
C
Speed skiing
D
Snowboarding
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4

Yggdrasil is the immense what, connecting the nine worlds of Norse mythology?

A
Well of life
B
Ash tree
C
Serpent, or dragon
D
Eagle
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5

The Idiot Fruit, or Idiot Tree, was thought to be extinct in the mid 19th century but in 1971 one was rediscovered. How?

A
The wood was found in a firewood pile in Northern Territory, Australia
B
Cavers found it in a new cave in the Jenolan Caves in New South Wales, Australia
C
Its poisonous seeds were found in the stomachs of dying cattle in Queensland, Australia
D
A flowering branch drifted ashore in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia
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6

Which one of these could make a sauce?

A
Celery "julienne", apple "julienne", grape or pineapple & walnuts in mayonnaise
B
Clarified butter, egg yolks, shallot, chervil, peppercorn & tarragon
C
Egg whites, caster sugar, white vinegar, cornstarch, and vanilla
D
Eggs, minced ham, vegetables, and seafood
Select from the options above.
7

Where is Nouméa the capital city?

A
Wallis and Futuna
B
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
C
New Caledonia
D
Tahiti
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