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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?

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 porr[…]

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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[…]


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