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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 August 2012

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What needlework technique incorporating features of embroidery, cutwork and needle lace, popular in England in the 19th century, is characterised by patterns composed of small holes or eyelets bound with overcast or buttonhole stitches?

A
Broderie Anglaise
B
Parisian stitch
C
Buttonholing
D
Sashiko quilting
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2

What did the British nickname the V1 rocket during the London Bitz during World War II?

A
Bumblebee
B
Ladybird
C
Doodlebug
D
Firefly
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3

Which of these English slang words represents the greatest amount of money?

A
Quid
B
Grand
C
Pony
D
Monkey
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4

Which of these is an alloy?

A
Nickel
B
Bronze
C
Manganese
D
Chromium
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5

What is the largest inland delta?

A
Niger Delta
B
Becher Point Wetlands
C
ParanĂ¡ Delta
D
Okavango Delta
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6

Which English King was the father of King John and Richard the Lionheart?

A
William II
B
Henry II
C
Edward II
D
Richard II
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7

Which of these characters appears in the game "Cluedo"?

A
Professor Moriarty
B
Professor Plum
C
Professor Higgins
D
Professor Challenger
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