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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 December 2011

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1

According to a musical by Gilbert and Sullivan, whose "lot is not a happy one"?

A
Yeoman's
B
Pirate's
C
Policeman's
D
Mikado's
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2

After his defeat at Waterloo, to where was Napoleon exiled?

A
St Helena
B
Malta
C
Bermuda
D
Elba
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3

In which country is the city of Wells?

A
Scotland
B
Wales
C
England
D
Northern Ireland
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4

In Britain, a portcullis has been used on whose stationery since 1967?

A
Buckingham Palace
B
House of Commons
C
Victoria and Albert Museum
D
Tate Gallery
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5

Which English novelist was arranged to be released from prison in 1703 by Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, and was employed by him as a spy?

A
Henry Fielding
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Jonathan Swift
D
James Boswell
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6

Which National Basketball Association team, whose colours are purple, gold and white, use purple uniforms for road games and gold uniforms for home games, with white jerseys for Sunday and holiday home games?

A
Denver Nuggets
B
Orlando Magic
C
Los Angeles Lakers
D
Utah Jazz
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7

What is added to steel to make stainless steel?

A
Cement
B
Tungsten
C
Gravel
D
Chromium
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