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1

What does the dish called "kedgeree" traditionally consist of?

A
A savoury sauce of melted cheese and other ingredients, served hot on toast
B
Chopped pickled vegetables and spice
C
Rice, cooked flaked fish & hard boiled eggs
D
Finely shredded cabbage, fermented by various lactic acid bacteria
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2

What religion observes the Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha celebrations?

A
Christianity
B
Hindu
C
Zoroastrianism
D
Islam
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3

There is a ban on doing what on the islands in the Svalbard archipelago in Norway?

A
Processing whale meat
B
Dying
C
Being buried other than, under special licence, as ashes in an urn
D
Killing polar bears
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4

Which of these British papers is the world's oldest Sunday newspaper?

A
The Observer
B
News of the World
C
The Guardian
D
The Independent
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5

The "cur-" of the word "curfew" is the English assimilation of a French word meaning what?

A
Curb
B
Crush
C
Cover
D
Priest
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6

To prevaricate is to what?

A
Refuse to answer
B
Delay
C
Hesitate
D
Be evasive, or lie
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7

In 2010, UNESCO inscribed what, as a living human heritage element of eleven countries?

A
Folk wrestling
B
Camel racing
C
Falconry
D
Tying coloured ribbons to prayer constructions
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