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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 July 2012

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1

Which fictional character referred to his wife as "She Who Must Be Obeyed"?

A
Arthur Daley
B
Rumpole of the Bailey
C
Uriah Heep
D
Dumbledore
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2

Especially in the USA, Canada and Australia, what term is used to describe an elected official approaching the end of their tenure?

A
Porch sitter
B
Filibuster
C
Tail dragger
D
Lame duck
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3

What is the name of the leg action used in breaststroke?

A
Salamander wave
B
Alligator slither
C
Shark wriggle
D
Frog kick
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4

In English folklore, what symbolises fertility and rebirth?

A
The Red Lion
B
The Green Man
C
The Black Horse
D
The Yellow Peril
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5

Lieutenant General James Thomas Brudenell, who commanded the Light Brigade of the British Army during the Crimean War, was the 7th Earl of what?

A
Sweater
B
Cardigan
C
Pullover
D
Jumper
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6

Rubiola is another name for which of these illnesses?

A
Measles
B
Mumps
C
Malaria
D
Mal de mer
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7

What is the highest mountain in Austria?

A
Mont Blanc
B
Grossglockner
C
Bernina
D
Hochkönig
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