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1

Which river is most sacred to the Hindu religion?

A
Irrawaddy
B
Ganges
C
Mekong
D
Indus
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2

In the 19th century, the term "penny dreadful" applied to what item?

A
Book
B
Stamp
C
Sock
D
Use of a public toilet
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3

How many adjectives are there in the sentence "Jack ran down the path."?

A
None
B
1
C
2
D
3
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4

A 2 stroke engine, used in such devices as chainsaws, is fuelled by a mixture of petrol and what other liquid?

A
Kerosene
B
Methylated spirits
C
Oil
D
Turpentine
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5

The International Pageant of Pulchritude, held from 1926 to 1932, was the forerunner of what modern event?

A
Glyndebourne Festival of Opera
B
The Paralympic Games
C
The New York Marathon
D
Miss Universe
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6

What is the term for playing a piece of music in a key other that in which it is written?

A
Disposition
B
Perfect Pitch
C
Allocation
D
Transposition
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7

What was the first National lottery held in England intended to raise money for?

A
Building ships and developing ports to expand global exports
B
Munitions and war preparations
C
Building a memorial monument to Prince Albert
D
Rebuild London after the Great Fire
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