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1

In Britain, the political party called Whigs were an early version of what party?

A
Liberals
B
Labour
C
Conservatives
D
Social Democrats
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2

Which word means to move a camera, lighting effect or sound effect from side to side?

A
Tilt
B
Pan
C
Fade
D
Cut
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3

One of the questions the 4th century BCE philosopher Aristotle discussed in his "Topics, book VIII", was translated into Latin as "petitio principii" and eventually in the 16th century as what?

A
Establishing first principles
B
A question of principle
C
Searching for the truth
D
Begging the question
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4

To rush in without thinking carefully enough beforehand would be…?

A
Precipitate
B
Precipitous
C
Precipitated
D
A precipice
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5

What is a synonym for the musical term "ostinato"?

A
Showy
B
Riff
C
Trill
D
Forceful
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6

In the nursery rhyme, who was quite contrary and had an unusual garden?

A
The Duke of Gloucester
B
Mary
C
Jack Sprat
D
Jack Horner
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7

What does a cordwainer do?

A
Make jewellery for sale in street markets in Córdoba, Spain
B
Make rope for shipping
C
Make restraining straps for truck loads
D
Craft shoes
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