Hom Ework for Grown-Ups

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Hom Ework for Grown-Ups


Everything you learnt at school ... but can you remember? 1 'L'etat, c'est moi' was reputedly uttered by which head of state, to express his absolute power? a. Napoleon b. Henry VIII c. Louis XIV d. Charles de Gaulle 2 Collingwood, Hawthorn and St Kilda are all teams in which sport? a. Gaelic football b. Australian rules football c. Rugby League d. American football 3 Bellini, Giorgione and Titian are painters linked with which city? a. Venice b. Florence c. Rome d. Naples 4 In phonetics, an unvoiced labiodental fricative describes the sound denoted by which letter? a.S b.Vc.N d.F 5 Michael Morpurgo, Anne Fine and Jacqueline Wilson have all held which literary position? a. Oxford Professor of Poetry b. Nobel Laureate in Literature c. Children's Laureate d. Poet Laureate 6 In physics, what is thought to be the function of the elusive 'God particle', the Higgs boson?

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