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1

What is a filibeg, or philabeg?

A
A standard modern kilt
B
A partridge
C
A percussion instrument
D
A scoundrel
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2

Which of these is a composer who produced most of his work between 1916 and 1958?

A
Cole Porter
B
Rock Carrier
C
Charcoal Pusher
D
Clay Shifter
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3

This plant is the only genus in its family, native to Asia, Europe and Western North America, usually 0.25–1 m (1–3 ft) tall but some plants reach 3.5 m (11 ft) tall, with large, often fragrant flowers, purple, pink, red, white or yellow. What is it?

A
Geranium
B
Foxglove
C
Peony
D
Daisy
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4

When King George II of Great Britain and Ireland died in 1760, who succeeded him?

A
His brother
B
His son
C
His grandson
D
His sister
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5

Iran and the United Arab Emirates together with Musandam, an exclave of Oman, are on either side of which stretch of water?

A
Persian Gulf
B
Strait of Hormuz
C
Suez Canal
D
The Dardanelles
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6

Which squash player was unbeaten for over 150 consecutive matches between 1981 and 1986?

A
Susan Devoy
B
Jansher Khan
C
Geoff Hunt
D
Jahangir Khan
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Which of these was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American west, who was most active from the 1920s to 1950s?

A
John Quincy Adams
B
Scott Adams
C
Bryan Adams
D
Ansel Adams
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