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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2018

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Triathlon has been an Olympic sport since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Which country has won the most medals in the men's event in the first 3 Olympiads to 2008?

A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Germany
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2

Which of these dishes is named after a Napoleonic battle?

A
Chicken Marengo
B
Peach Melba
C
Bombay Duck
D
Beef Stroganoff
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3

Which mountain range extends over Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela?

A
Urals
B
Alps
C
Caucasus
D
Andes
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4

What was the signature tune of 1950s popular pianist Winifred Attwell?

A
The Sting
B
Baby Elephant Walk
C
Black and White Rag
D
Blueberry Hill
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5

Who is the long-standing host of the British topical, satirical celebrity panel show "Mock the Week"?

A
David Mitchell
B
Dara Ó Briain
C
Alan Carr
D
David Walliams
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6

What is orf?

A
Alopecia in goats and sheep
B
A form of mediaeval instrumental music
C
A viral skin infection, primarily in sheep and goats
D
Ecclesiastical script
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7

What historical period is commonly dated from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century to the beginning of the Early Modern Period in the 16th century, marked by the rise of nation-states and the beginnings of European overseas expansion?

A
The Middle Ages
B
Antiquity
C
Modern Times
D
Early modern period
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