General Knowledge

After a more difficult quiz last week about Song Lyrics, a slightly more straightforward general knowledge quiz this week. Two points per question. Please don't look the answers up on the internet - pretty please.

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The closing date is the 3rd May.

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Well done to Ingrid and to Andy, Sally, Stel and Beverley - this week's joint winners. An honourable mention to Sally and Dan!

Question 1.

Which two names are missing in the following sequence:
Henry, Henry, Edward, ?, ?, Elizabeth, James, Charles

Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Jane (Lady Jane Grey), Mary, Elizabeth I, James I / VI, Charles I

Question 2.

Put the following in increasing order of northness:
York, Kingston upon Hull, Leeds, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe (53° 34' N)
Kingston upon Hull (53° 44' N)
Leeds (53° 47' N)
York (53° 57' N)

Question 3.

What type of animal is an Alaskan Klee Kai, and what type a Derbyshire Redcap?

Dog, Chicken

Question 4.

Who painted the Irises and who painted Yo, Picasso?

Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso

Question 5.

What sign of the Zodiac are you if you are born on 20th July, and what on the 20th January?

Cancer, Capricorn

Question 6.

What profession might refer to a Durgo Valve, and which job might involve PHP?

Plumbing, Programming

Question 7.

In the phonetic alphabet (used by the police amongst others) what words are used for C and Z?

Charley and Zulu

Question 8.

What do the following musical terms mean: adagissimo and allegrissimo

Very, very slow
Very fast, though slower than presto

Question 9.

Name the two alcoholic ingredients of a Manhattan Dry cocktail.

Bourbon and Dry vermouth

Question 10.

How old is the Queen and how old is Prince Charles (as of 26th April 2020)?

94, 71

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