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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 February 2013

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1

In the middle ages, what were built in Canterbury, York, Lincoln, Salisbury, Lichfield and Winchester?

A
Canals
B
Cathedrals
C
Railway stations
D
Town halls
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2

Which city, on the River Arno, is the capital of the region of Tuscany?

A
Moscow
B
Florence
C
Belgrade
D
Budapest
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3

Which of these is the name for a type of broom?

A
Trug
B
Besom
C
Ostler
D
Tabard
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4

In 1954, the US Department of Defence established what song as the official musical tribute to the president of the USA?

A
Hail to the Chief
B
I Think It's Gonna Work Out Fine
C
Imagine
D
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
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5

Which of these people appeared in the film "Gosford Park"?

A
Julia Roberts
B
Vanessa Redgrave
C
Judi Dench
D
Maggie Smith
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6

"Solitaire" is known as a card game in the USA: what is used to play the game known as "Solitaire" in the UK?

A
Board with 64 squares & 8 red & 8 black counters
B
Board with pegs and holes
C
Round ball and 1 hoop
D
Rings made of rope
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7

What is a common chronic neurological disorder characterised by recurrent unprovoked seizures, which are transient signs and/or symptoms of abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain?

A
Eczema
B
Diphtheria
C
Aneurism
D
Epilepsy
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