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Quiz 102 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which country would you find the Great Victoria Desert?

Australia

2. Which poet wrote the words “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness!”

John Keats (Ode to Autumn)

3. Which board game, the original version of which was released in 1957, involves a political map of the Earth divided into six continents and forty-two territories?

Risk

4. Who rode a horse called Bucephalus?

Alexander the Great

5. In which year were dog licenses abolished in the UK?

1987

6. In a game of Scrabble, assuming no letters are placed on double or triple letter/word tiles, how much would the word ‘panther’ score?

12 (p=3, a=1, n=1, t=1, h=4, e=1, r=1) Please note that this could also score 62 if the player used all seven tiles in their hand to make this word, as this earns a bonus of 50 points.

7. In the Royal Navy, which rank lies between Admiral and Rear Admiral?

Vice Admiral

8. Who was the second ever President of the United States of America?

John Adams

9. Which hit song of the Sixties started with the words, “I may not always love you, but long as there are stars above you…

God Only Knows – Beach Boys

10. Which word, beginning with the letter ‘P’, is term for a society ruled by the wealthiest citizens?

Plutocracy

 

 

 

 

 

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