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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 May 2012

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What British television programme starring Stephen Fry, based in a small Norfolk town (where the local pub is called the "Startled Duck"), was cancelled after 3 series?

A
Commonwealth
B
Realm
C
Empire
D
Kingdom
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2

Which of these items was invented in Budapest?

A
Basketball
B
Volleyball
C
Rubik's Cube
D
Monopoly
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3

Which wedding anniversary is "coral"?

A
25th
B
5th
C
15th
D
35th
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4

Which King was less than a year old when he became King of England?

A
William the Conqueror
B
Elizabeth I
C
Henry VIII
D
Henry VI
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5

Which of these is the name of someone who has been the Archbishop of Cape Town?

A
Richmond Crinoline
B
Raymond Skirt
C
Elton Culotte
D
Desmond Tutu
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6

What is the meaning of the old English word "coomb"?

A
Port
B
Farm
C
Valley
D
Market
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7

The "Pangboche Hand" is used as proof of the existence of what?

A
Gravity
B
Jesus Christ
C
Yeti
D
Pluto
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