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Quiz Questions I
- Who was President of the United States before John F. Kennedy?
- It was broken and sold for less than 15 dollars; what was the first ever item sold on eBay?
- Name the last woman to be executed in the UK?
- In films, which character has the surname Rockatansky?
- Pen y Fan is the highest point in which UK National Park?
- In Christian and Islamic tradition where do the Seven Sleepers come from?
- Which model of car did Henry Ford name after his son?
- Which soft sulphate mineral is the main constituent in blackboard chalk and many forms of plaster?
- Where would you normally find marram grass growing?
- Which word could be a traditional German toast or the name of a former Formula One driver?
- Who married the 1975 Miss World, Puerto Rico's Wilnelia Merced?
- Who became leader of the Labour Party in 1980?
- Name the first programme to be shown officially on BBC2?
- Name the most populated American city founded within the 20th Century?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
- A broken laser pointer
- Ruth Ellis
- Mad Max
- Brecon Beacons National Park
- The Edsel
- Sand dunes
- Bruce Forsyth
- Michael Foot
- Play School (in 1964)
- Las Vegas
Quiz Questions II
- In his will, who did Julius Caesar appoint as his heir?
- In the 1970s what had the slogan 'Love, Peace and Good Music'?
- Which Gibraltar-born British fashion designer has been named British Designer of the Year four times?
- Name the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City which is also home to Yankee Stadium?
- As in the British Raj, what does the word 'raj' literally mean in Hindustani?
- Which British port offers the shortest ferry route to Dublin, Ireland?
- What is the name of the natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern part of Florida?
- What name is given to a collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture?
- Give the name of the only penguins that live north of the equator in the wild (Hint: it's also the name of a group of islands)?
- The most northern Mcdonalds restaurant in the world is in which country?
- 'Belaying' refers to a variety of techniques used in which activity?
- The London School of Economics (or LSE) was founded in 1895 by which organisation?
- Octavian (his adopted son)
- Radio Caroline
- John Galliano
- The Bronx
- Holyhead (Wales)
- The Everglades
- Galapagos penguins
- Climbing (the techniques used to exert tension on a climbing rope so that a falling climber does not fall far)
- The Fabian Society
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