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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2015

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Which town on the Isle of Wight has hosted an annual Regatta since 1851?

A
Bournemouth
B
Cowes Bay
C
Cowes
D
Gosport
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2

What measure is used to measure the warmth of a duvet?

A
Tron
B
Tog
C
Trug
D
Softie
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3

Jimmy Somerville fronted which 1980s band?

A
Duran Duran
B
Bronski Beat
C
Culture Club
D
West Life
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4

The Mocha coffee bean is named after what?

A
A type of sacking
B
A camel
C
A type of chocolate
D
A port
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5

What is or are the machair?

A
A commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France
B
An indigenous tribe in south-west Ecuador
C
Calcareous, fertile, dune grasslands unique to northern Scotland and Ireland
D
A type of pear
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6

Which play’s characters comprise two married couples called Honey and Nick, and Martha and George?

A
The Lion In Winter
B
The Betrayal
C
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
D
All My Sons
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7

Why was the Rosetta Stone, discovered in 1799 and a key to deciphering writing from ancient Egypt, so called?

A
It was given as a present to the Queen of Spain
B
It was discovered by Rosetta Rosetti
C
The stone is in the shape of a rose
D
It was discovered at Rosetta, a town in Egypt
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