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1

What is a nimiety?

A
A group of nuns
B
A particularly agile group of dancers
C
A formation of dark clouds
D
An excess or redundancy
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2

When Pixar executives John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich were presented with the Golden Lion award for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival in 2009, who was the award physically presented to?

A
George Lucas
B
Alan Bergman
C
Steve Jobs
D
John Lasseter
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3

What rock is where the "Pilgrim Fathers" are said to have landed in North America in 1620?

A
Plymouth
B
Heavy
C
Kraut
D
Folk
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4

What marked the 1895 game in Canada between the Halifax Stanleys and Dartmouth Jubilees hockey teams?

A
First national championship
B
First recorded game involving two all-black hockey teams
C
The game lasted three days, and was the last to be played with no time limit
D
It was the first hockey game to be played on ice
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5

What nationality was Abel Janszoon Tasman the voyager, explorer and map maker?

A
Australian
B
Greek
C
Dutch
D
Venetian
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6

What kind of plant is willow-leaf hebe, or koromiko?

A
A tree
B
A bushy shrub
C
A low-growing annual
D
Ground cover
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7

Which of these is a composer, best known for writing hymns?

A
Ian Fleming
B
John Lennon
C
William Caxton
D
Charles Wesley
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