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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 September 2010

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1

Pepys, Wesley, Evelyn and Greville have what famous items in common?

A
Diaries
B
Battles
C
Scientific discoveries
D
Speed records
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2

Which of these performs a "veronica"?

A
Ballroom dancer
B
Figure skater
C
Synchronised swimmer
D
Bullfighter
Select from the options above.
3

Granite is an example of what sort of rock?

A
Metamorphic
B
Sedimentary
C
Igneous
D
Heavy metal
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these, a pioneer in ballooning, motor racing and aviation, co-founded a company to make prestige cars and died in a flying accident in 1910?

A
Enzo Ferrari
B
F H Royce
C
David Brown
D
C S Rolls
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5

Which British comedy-drama series (1979 to 1994) starred George Cole as Arthur Daley, an unscrupulous importer-exporter, wholesaler, and used-car salesman and Dennis Waterman as Terry McCann, his bodyguard?

A
Yes, Minister
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
Minder
D
Law & Order | UK
Select from the options above.
6

What is meant by "vox populi"?

A
The voice of the people
B
Chatter about nothing in particular
C
Song currently on the pop charts
D
List of people in a play
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is an island holiday destination and a type of shorts?

A
Corfu
B
Tasmania
C
Crete
D
Bermuda
Select from the options above.
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