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In which London thoroughfare does the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes live? Baker Street
92.2%
Holborn
0%
Oxford Street
1.1%
Charing Cross Road
1.1%
In Roman mythology, who was the twin brother of Romulus? Remus
84.4%
Romus
2.2%
Ramus
5.6%
Rymus
2.2%
Herculaneum and Pompeii were cities buried when which volcano erupted in 79 AD? Vesuvius
81.1%
Etna
5.6%
Stromboli
1.1%
Vulcano
3.3%
What relation is cartoon dog Scrappy-Doo to Scooby-Doo? Nephew
80%
Brother
7.8%
Son
11.1%
Father
1.1%
The first Harry Potter book is called 'Harry Potter and...'? The Philosopher's Stone
76.7%
The Chamber of Secrets
14.4%
The Prisoner of Azkaban
0%
The Goblet of Fire
3.3%
Which US president delivered the Gettysburg Address? Abraham Lincoln
76.7%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
5.6%
George Washington
5.6%
Theodore Roosevelt
6.7%
What is distributed around the country on the National Grid? Electricity
75.6%
Water
3.3%
Gas
8.9%
Post
3.3%
Where did the 'merry wives' reside, according to the title of the Shakespeare play? Windsor
74.4%
Wickham
13.3%
Walcot
2.2%
Woburn
2.2%
What was discovered in the Klondike in Canada in 1896? Gold
66.7%
Diamonds
3.3%
Oil
15.6%
A lost city
7.8%
What type of pet is a 'Siamese fighter'? Tropical Fish
65.6%
Crocodile
1.1%
Guard Dog
10%
Giant Lizard
14.4%
In Greek mythology, Morpheus was the god of what? Dreams
62.2%
Clouds
6.7%
Luck
7.8%
Harvest
14.4%
In which London auditorium are the annual Henry Wood Promenade Concerts traditionally held? Royal Albert Hall
61.1%
Royal Festival Hall
11.1%
Wigmore Hall
7.8%
Symphony Hall
13.3%
Which British monarch reigned during the Crimean War? Victoria
61.1%
George IV
12.2%
William IV
5.6%
Edward VII
11.1%
Which English king is said to have imprisoned his young nephews in the Tower of London? Richard III
56.7%
Henry III
18.9%
William III
5.6%
George III
12.2%
Which English league football team is nicknamed the 'Pilgrims'? Plymouth Argyle
56.7%
Portsmouth
18.9%
Southampton
6.7%
Exeter City
13.3%
Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn comprise which zodiac group? Earth
51.1%
Fire
17.8%
Water
12.2%
Air
11.1%
When something is desiccated, what has been done to it? Dried
51.1%
Shredded
36.7%
Pre-Packed
1.1%
Browned
4.4%
What is morning glory? Climbing Plant
50%
Cocktail
12.2%
Orchid
24.4%
Butterfly
8.9%
In which sport would you play a chukka? Polo
48.9%
Volleyball
3.3%
Lacrosse
27.8%
Bowls
15.6%
Annie-Mae Bullock is better known as which raunchy singer? Tina Turner
44.4%
Sheryl Crow
15.6%
Kylie Minogue
13.3%
Suzi Quatro
16.7%
Who is formerly addressed as 'Your Grace'? Archbishop
43.3%
Earl
7.8%
Prince
18.9%
High Court Judge
22.2%
Who presented the first edition of 'Top Of The Pops'? Jimmy Saville
42.2%
Jimmy Young
13.3%
Alan Freeman
17.8%
Pete Murray
16.7%
Adrian Moorhouse won an Olympic gold medal for Britain in which sport? Swimming
37.8%
Shooting
17.8%
Rowing
25.6%
Badminton
13.3%
In which part of the British Isles does the Court of Session sit? Scotland
37.8%
England
21.1%
Wales
15.6%
Northern Ireland
15.6%
Who won Comic Relief's 'Celebrity Big Brother' in 2001? Jack Dee
36.7%
Claire Sweeney
16.7%
Vanessa Feltz
18.9%
Chris Eubank
18.9%
The mineral Blue John is mined in which county? Derbyshire
34.4%
Norfolk
12.2%
Surrey
12.2%
Cornwall
33.3%
Which of these people is a main character in Thackeray's novel 'Vanity Fair'? Becky Sharp
34.4%
Emma Woodhouse
23.3%
Elizabeth Bennet
24.4%
Catherine Earnshaw
13.3%
The jazz musician Acker Bilk is associated with which instrument? Clarinet
31.1%
Trumpet
15.6%
Saxophone
34.4%
Trombone
11.1%
How many horses finished the 2001 Grand National? 4
26.7%
1
21.1%
2
22.2%
3
26.7%
Where in London is the Marks and Spencers flagship store? Marble Arch
18.9%
Baker Street
18.9%
Knightsbridge
38.9%
Covent Garden
20%

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