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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 November 2009

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1

King Harold was killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when an arrow went into what part of his body?

A
Chest
B
Foot
C
Eye
D
Hand
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2

In heraldry, which of these terms describes a lion standing on its left rear paw and looking over its shoulder?

A
Lion rampant
B
Lion regardant
C
Lion rampant gardant
D
Lion passant
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3

Which of these was a Roman emperor?

A
Pissaro
B
Hero
C
Veto
D
Nero
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4

What is the study of fossils?

A
Archaeology
B
Ichthyology
C
Palaeontology
D
Fossilisation
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5

Which UK TV series, set in Peckham, London, over 7 years chronicled the attempts of an ambitious market trader and his younger brother to get rich?

A
The Goodies
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
The Good Life
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6

What is the name of the mountain range that runs for 870 miles for the full length of Italy?

A
Ambergris
B
Appetites
C
Apertures
D
Apennines
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7

US basketball's "Dream Team" first appeared at which Olympic Games?

A
2000 Sydney
B
1996 Atlanta
C
1992 Barcelona
D
1976 Montreal
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