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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 August 2011

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1

Solanine is a poison found in which of these?

A
Peas
B
Carrots
C
Broccoli
D
Potatoes
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2

Which of these is a shade of blue?

A
Sepia
B
Magenta
C
Azure
D
Ecru
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3

What do sinologists study?

A
The causes of adultery
B
China
C
The evolution of the Greek alphabet
D
Bone diseases
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4

Which athlete was criticised for whistling during his national anthem at the ceremony where he was awarded a gold medal in 1984 at Los Angeles?

A
Steve Ovett
B
Sebastian Coe
C
Daley Thompson
D
John Walker
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5

Judd Hirsch, who appears in the TV series "Numbers", was featured in which American sitcom that first aired from 1978 to 1983?

A
Hawaii Five-O
B
Taxi
C
The Fugitive
D
The Ed Sullivan Show
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6

When did homosexuality between consenting adults cease to be illegal in England and Wales?

A
1957
B
1967
C
1977
D
1987
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7

If you travelled in a westward direction from New York City (USA) and passed through each of these cities along the way, which city would be reached last?

A
Mexico City, Mexico
B
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
D
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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