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"How much do you know about Cambridge University, England?"
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Cambridge University was set up by scholars in 1209 who fled the hostile townspeople of which English city?
Which of the following subjects did these early scholars of Cambridge NOT study?
Which is the oldest college of the university?
Which famous poet began studies at Christ's college in 1625 under the tutor William Chappell?
He arrived at Cambridge in 1661 and became a fellow of Trinity College in 1667. He also held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 1669. Who was he?
Sir Isaac Newton
Who retired from the post of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 2009?
John Harvard entered Cambridge by studying at which college in 1627?
Richard Bentley (later to become the Regius professor of Divinity at Cambridge) in 1711 completed his famous edition of the works of which Latin poet?
Which of these poets studied at Trinity College?
S. T. Coleridge
In 1906, J.J. Thomson collected his Nobel prize for which subject?
Physiology and Medicine
Who won the first 'Oxford and Cambridge' boat race in 1829?
(Oxford or Cambridge???)
In Cambridge University there are currently three colleges that don't accept men. Out of the four colleges listed below, which college does accept men?
Cambridge University has a very diverse student body and so has many different societies to cater for their needs. Which of the following is NOT an official Cambridge University society?
Gog Magog Molly
Cambridge Canadian Club
Cambridge University Funk Society
Cambridge University Lion Dance Troupe
Approximately how many volumes does the Cambridge University Library (including its four dependent libraries) house?
And finally, which of the following people has not been a member of Footlights, the Cambridge University Comedy Society?
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