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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2012

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1

Which of these is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Myanmar?

A
Mandalay
B
Mandolin
C
Mandrake
D
Mandrill
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2

What is the name for a two-edged sword traditionally used by Scottish highlanders?

A
Tam o'Shanter
B
Sporran
C
Claymore
D
Plaid
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3

The British and the French fought a battle on the Plains of Abraham in 1759. In which country did it take place?

A
Persia
B
Israel
C
Canada
D
Egypt
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4

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, was executed for his anti-puritan views during what period of British history?

A
Tudor period
B
Middle Ages
C
English Civil War
D
100 Year's War
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5

How many points are scored for a touchdown in American football?

A
4
B
6
C
3
D
2
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6

What colour is associated with jaundice?

A
Yellow
B
Blue
C
White
D
Grey
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7

In "Silence of the Lambs", what was the nickname of the killer that Hannibal Lecter helped to catch?

A
Wild Bill Hickock
B
Buffalo Bill
C
Jesse James
D
Gene Autrey
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