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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 January 2012

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The acronym "B.A.S.E.", as used in B.A.S.E jumping, stands for four categories of fixed objects from which one can jump, including buildings, antennae and earth (cliff). Which of these is the othter?

A
Sticks
B
Spans (bridges)
C
Stones
D
Sand
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2

What is the name for the piece of medieval armour that covers the lower part of the face and throat?

A
Beak
B
Smock
C
Schnozzle
D
Beaver
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3

What beverage was introduced to England from China by the Dutch in 1645?

A
Ovaltine
B
Coffee
C
Chocolate
D
Tea
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4

Which Mediterranean island is divided politically by the Attila Line?

A
Sicily
B
Crete
C
Corsica
D
Cyprus
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5

In the middle ages, what infection was called "the king's evil", and, it was rumoured, could be cured by the touch of a king?

A
Rickets
B
Impetigo
C
Scrofula
D
Tuberculosis
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6

In the song "My Generation" by the Who, what words follow the line "People try to put us down"?

A
Cos our music's underground
B
When they see us on the town
C
See us and they wear a frown
D
Just because we get around
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7

Nicole Kidman married which country singer in 2006?

A
Keith Urban
B
Glenn Campbell
C
Kris Kristofferson
D
Kenny Rogers
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