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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 February 2010

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1

The Roman Empire was at its widest extent, including Dacia, Mesopotamia, Armenia and Assyria, under which Emperor?

A
Caesar
B
Trajan
C
Coriolanus
D
Nero
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2

What very popular sport, introduced to England by the Romans, was banned temporarily under Cromwell and finally outlawed in 1849?

A
Greyhound racing for distances over 5 miles
B
Fox Hunting
C
Bare-knuckle boxing
D
Cock fighting
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3

According to the Bible, which Moabitess married Boaz in Jerusalem and had two sons, Jesse and David?

A
Mary
B
Naomi
C
Jezebel
D
Ruth
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4

Which of these is a hot dry wind that affects North Africa, Sicily and the northern Mediterranean?

A
Taj
B
Tuareg
C
Panjandrum
D
Sirocco
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5

What is a Tasmanian Devil?

A
Four legged animal
B
Whirlwind
C
Tree
D
Snake
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6

What was the tinned spiced ham made in the USA and imported to Britain during World War II?

A
Mountain oysters
B
Bully beef
C
Spam
D
Sardines
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7

What singing game show that premiered on Fox in July 2007 and was confirmed as cancelled in August 2009 where contestants competed to win one million dollars by correctly recalling song lyrics from a variety of genres was hosted by Wayne Brady?

A
Sing, sing, sing
B
Karaoke time!
C
Don't Forget the Lyrics!
D
What was that?
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