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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2013

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1

Which bridge across the Thames is closest to the Houses of Parliament in London?

A
Westminster Bridge
B
Tower Bridge
C
Vauxhall Bridge
D
Lambeth Bridge
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2

Piggyback, fireman's, and Estonian-style are holds in what sport with Championships in North America, Finland, and (in 2011) India?

A
Firefighters
B
Carrying the fire
C
Caber tossing
D
Wife-carrying
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3

The TV series was only 17 episodes (approximately 5 months of screen time) but it quickly became a cult series and has remained one. Which series was it?

A
The Prisoner
B
Callan
C
Danger Man
D
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
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4

Which of these British Prime mInisters was the oldest when first elected?

A
Margaret Thatcher
B
Winston Churchill
C
Tony Blair
D
John Major
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5

The initiative for what current unit of the British Army began during World War II in 1941 by David Stirling as a commando force operating behind enemy lines during the war in North Africa and Europe?

A
SRR
B
SFSG
C
SAS
D
SBS
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6

What does the symbol for "Cornucopia" consist of?

A
Set square and a pair of compasses
B
Horn, flowers, fruit and vegetables
C
Panda
D
5 stars around a crescent moon
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7

What ore is the chief source of aluminium?

A
Iron
B
Bauxite
C
Manganese
D
Lead
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