The World's Most Difficult Quiz 2: More King William's College General Knowledge Papers

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Who made an enemy of two ladies through an apple? Why did Tar Baby keep on sayin’ nothin’? Which royal residence is built on thirteen thousand piles? These questions are part of the fiendishly difficult annual quiz that began in 1905 on the Isle of Man at a boys’ boarding school.

This sequel to The World’s Most Difficult Quiz collects even more of the most taxing questions that have stumped pupils at King William’s College as part of its annual General Knowledge Papers for more ...

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Overview

Who made an enemy of two ladies through an apple? Why did Tar Baby keep on sayin’ nothin’? Which royal residence is built on thirteen thousand piles? These questions are part of the fiendishly difficult annual quiz that began in 1905 on the Isle of Man at a boys’ boarding school.

This sequel to The World’s Most Difficult Quiz collects even more of the most taxing questions that have stumped pupils at King William’s College as part of its annual General Knowledge Papers for more than a century—along with Guardian readers, for whom the test has been reprinted in its entirety annually since 1951. Quizmaster Pat Cullen has prepared these devilishly difficult questions that will prove a challenge for even the most erudite of minds. The World’s Most Difficult Quiz 2 is the ultimate trivia challenge.

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Ken Jennings

“American quiz fans will find the book endlessly fascinating, but be warned: this isn’t like any trivia you’ve ever seen before.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846318375
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2012
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Pat Cullen has set the King William’s College General Knowledge Papers since 1997.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Questions
    1920s
    1930s
    1940s
    1950s
    1960s
    1970s
Answers
A Bespoke General Knowledge Paper

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