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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2013

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1

What are "The Gorbals"?

A
An area in Glasgow
B
An Irish folk group
C
A breed of pig
D
Mythical man-eating animals
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2

What is the aim in a show jumping contest?

A
To jump the highest and furthest
B
To jump over all the obstacles in a set course in the fastest time
C
To jump cleanly over all the obstacles in a set course
D
To jump cleanly over all the obstacles in a set course within an allotted time
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3

Which of these is a type of butterfly?

A
Lettuce green
B
Cabbage white
C
Broccoli blue
D
Turnip brown
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4

Which of these is a type of boat?

A
Skiff
B
Tiff
C
Miff
D
Biff
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5

The Gunpowder Plot, by discontented Catholics including Guy Fawkes and Robert Catesby, was to blow up the British parliament as it was being opened by whom?

A
Elizabeth I
B
Charles I
C
James I
D
Charles II
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6

What was the first name of Mrs Dalloway, a fictional character created by Virginia Woolf?

A
Margaret
B
Rebecca
C
Clarissa
D
Jennifer
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7

In the late 1940s, a soldier named Constantin Esmont made detailed records of the various types of dog known as borzoi, concerned that the breed was degenerating. Where did the breed originate?

A
China
B
Russia
C
France
D
Ireland
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