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1

Which of these organisations was not founded in England?

A
YMCA
B
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
C
YWCA
D
Boy Scouts
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2

Where was the luxury hotel which, in December 2010, unveiled a Christmas tree decorated with jewels valued at $US11 million?

A
London
B
Dubai
C
Abu Dhabi
D
Ankara
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3

Muesli was developed around 1900 by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner to feed who?

A
Greyhounds
B
Orphaned babies
C
Hospital patients
D
Athletes
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4

What are dehydrated to make raisins?

A
Dates
B
Grapes
C
Nectarines
D
Olives
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5

What is the name of the feast day in the Western Christian calendar which occurs on 29 September to honour the defeat of Lucifer in the battle for the heavens, for which the traditional meal includes goose (a "stubble-goose", i.e. one prepared around harvest time)?

A
Apple Day
B
Lady Day
C
Whitsun
D
Michaelmas
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6

Which of these is the highest court in the English legal system?

A
House of Lords
B
Supreme Court
C
Crown Court
D
Court of Appeal
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7

Compared to playing the string open, placing a finger behind the 12th fret on a guitar finger board raises the note by how much?

A
Half an octave
B
An octave
C
Two octaves
D
One and a half octaves
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