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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 August 2012

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1

Which of these is a term used in tennis?

A
Clean bowled
B
Volley
C
Struck out
D
Forward pass
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2

What vitamin is thiamine?

A
B1
B
B3
C
B2
D
A
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3

The markka is the base unit of currency in which country?

A
Finland
B
Norway
C
Denmark
D
Sweden
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4

What event involving King John of England occurrred at Runnymede in 1215?

A
Death of Oliver Cromwell
B
Signing of the Magna Carta
C
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
D
A military museum was established
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5

Lavalava is a word common in the South Pacific. What does it mean?

A
A drumming technique
B
Much volcanic activity
C
An alcoholic drink
D
A rectangular cloth worn as a skirt
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6

Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland?

A
Jane Seymour
B
Catherine Parr
C
Lady Jane Grey
D
Anne Boleyn
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7

Which of these was an Irish-born figurative painter of English descent known for his bold, austere, graphic and often tortured imagery such as is found in his paintings called "Head" and the "Screaming Popes" series?

A
Joshua Reynolds
B
Thomas Gainsborough
C
Francis Bacon
D
Ronald Searle
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