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    Quiz 43

    Just a basic general knowledge quiz for you all but I've had a helping hand from my apprentice quiz master this time around so best of luck with this one. Usual rules apply, NO GOOGLING, and inbox me with the answers.



    1. What would 'MMCXVIII’ mean in numbers as opposed to Roman Numerals?
    2. Travelling Salesman Whitcomb L. Judson invented what in 1890?
    3. What year was the British National Health Service founded?
    4. What was the profession of the character Hannibal Lecter from the book and film series?
    5. If a dish is described as ‘à la Florentine’ which vegetable would you expect to find in it?
    6. How is a ‘myocardial infarction’ more commonly known?
    7. In which 2014 film did Peter Dinklage appear as a supporting character to Robin Williams?
    8. Which is the second largest planet in our solar system?
    9. Which song shares the piano intro with John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’?
    10. A leveret is the young of which animal?
    11. “Now if there’s a smile on my face its only there trying to fool the public” is a line from which song?
    12. Salem is the capital of which US state?
    13. What year was ‘EastEnders’ first aired?
    14. Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the water carrier?
    15. Zara Phillips married which former England rugby union player in 2011?
    16. In what year was the first series of ‘Star Trek’ aired?
    17. Who invented the pneumatic tyre in 1887?
    18. In biblical terms, the Decalogue is another word for what?
    19. Stanley Kirk Burrell is the birth name of which American hip hop artist who was at the height of his fame in the early 1990s?
    20. In which year was the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War?
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    Thanks for the quiz, we were only talking about it the other day! We LOVE your quizzes!
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    Quiz time woo hooo
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    Don't have my family with me so may not be up to my usual high standard but I'll give it a go!
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    FaceTime???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stella180 View Post
    FaceTime???
    You kidding? They're enjoying themselves way too much to do a quiz with me
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    Doesn't seem to be a closing date for the quiz.

    I've entered and got my result, have I passed? are we being rated 1-9? or are we still F-A*? GCSE reference there , well that's for me to know

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    No I'll close it next Friday 1 September.
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    I only know one answer!!!
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