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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2012

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1

Which of these is not a weapon used in fencing?

A
Sabre
B
Cutlass
C
Foil
D
Epee
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2

The islands of Kos, Leros, Nisyros, Patmos and Rhodes are in what sea?

A
Caribbean
B
Caspian
C
North
D
Mediterranean
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3

Who was British prime minister at the start of World War I?

A
Herbert Asquith
B
Andrew Bonar Law
C
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
D
David Lloyd George
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4

Which of these might be used in association with a guitar?

A
Rosin
B
Reed
C
Capo
D
Bow
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5

What is a medical term referring to the presence of pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning?

A
Tetanus
B
Septicemia
C
Hypertension
D
Bursitis
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6

Members of what family were killed in the Massacre of Glencoe in Scotland, on 13 February 1692?

A
Mackenzie
B
Campbell
C
McDonald
D
Fergusson
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7

What is the main qualification for being considered for the Turner Prize, which has been presented annually since 1984 and is awarded by the Tate gallery? To be...

A
A British visual artist aged under 50
B
A male ballet dancer
C
A published author aged under 30
D
A British born soccer player who wishes to turn professional
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