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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2010

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1

What is the common name for a lepidoptera pupa and its silky cocoon?

A
Stamen
B
Thorax
C
Camilla
D
Chrysalis
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2

Which of these is not the name of one of the children of the UK's Queen Elizabeth II?

A
Andrew
B
Edward
C
Anne
D
William
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3

What is the name of the French National Theatre, established in 1680?

A
Comédie Française
B
Commedia dell'arte
C
Theatre Nationale Française
D
Place de Napoléon
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4

Hudson Bay is a large inland sea in which country?

A
Canada
B
Austria
C
Brazil
D
India
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5

In the English nursery rhyme that begins "sing a song of sixpence", 24 of what bird were baked in a pie?

A
Blackbirds
B
Albatrosses
C
Parrots
D
Budgerigars
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6

Where was the final of the 1999 Rugby World Cup held?

A
France
B
Wales
C
England
D
South Africa
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7

What name was given to 6 labourers in Dorset, England, who formed a "Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers" and in 1834 were sentenced to 7 years transportation for "administering unlawful oaths"?

A
The Gang of Six
B
The Society of Friends (Quakers)
C
The Luddites
D
The Tolpuddle Martyrs
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