King William’s College Quiz 2018

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 18

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(Well done, we made it to the end…)

During 2018:

1 Which NCO is 2nd class?

2 Whence the theft of items of the Vasa regalia?

3 Which circumnavigator has been inspired by Verne?

4 Which unique avian species has been released on Loch Fad?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 17

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Which pupil:

1 Was originally regarded as strictly luetic?

2 Smashed open Paton’s desk and burned the contents?

3 Copied off Raddleston and wrongly translated “nobody” into “nullus corpus”?

4 When writing home, reported a 9-0 defeat by porridge court and requested a “bakterial gun”?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 16

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Which island or island group:

1 Gained psittacine relief?

2 Was discovered on New Year’s Day?

3 Had an Imperial association with an eminent MHK?

4 Take their name from a mainland feature 450km distant?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 15

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1 Which entomologist was lost in the Grimpen Mire?

2 Who drowned, aged 29, when his schooner, Don Juan, sank?

3 Who succumbed to the whirlpools of the Seine on June 7 1832?

4 Who fell fatally into a weeping brook from a broken willow branch?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 14

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Which seat of learning is named after:

1 A canonised bishop?

2 A Glaswegian fur-trader?

3 A slave trader and corrupt Indian administrator?

4 An excommunicated Friend and telegraph pioneer?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 13

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Which hospital:

1 Was a beneficiary of the South Sea Bubble?

2 Recalls an alternative title of Princess Diana?

3 Was built as a memorial to a solicitor’s wife at Moor Edge?

4 Was renamed after a Welsh surgeon and a pioneering English nurse?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 12

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1 Who was allowed a gill of beer a day?

2 Who viewed his domain upon Arkindale Side?

3 With what birth defect was Greene’s corvid assassin afflicted?

4 Whose gait was likened to that of a gentleman with exceedingly tight footwear?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 11

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1 What was reduced by 20 in 1967?

2 What urges adhesion to the desk on terra firma?

3 What prohibited shoes or boots with spikes or springs?

4 What postulates that individuals in warmer climates have longer limbs?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 10

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(Into the 2nd half now, come on…)

1 Where is the Blue Slipper?

2 Where did nightingales warble and sing?

3 From where were the boys evacuated to Brantwood?

4 Where did Sophie’s grandson find the window too narrow?

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Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 9

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1 Who wrote about the polymath, Joseph Bologne?

2 Whose prestige product honours a former naval person?

3 Who progressed from Arras via Sens and Rouen to finally settle in Avignon?

4 Who was the life and soul of King’s Abbot, but was stabbed by the local GP?

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