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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 August 2013

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1

Temujin (1162-1227), who made his capital in Karakorum was better known as who?

A
Bonny Prince Charlie
B
Charlemagne
C
Genghis Khan
D
Hernando Cortes
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2

In cricket, which of these is applied to a specific period in which no runs are scored?

A
Girl fallen
B
Maiden over
C
Woman under
D
Hoe down
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3

What is looked for in the blue-tinged igneous rock called "kimberlite"?

A
Pearls
B
Emeralds
C
Agate
D
Diamonds
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4

Sofia is the capital of which country?

A
Poland
B
Bulgaria
C
Estonia
D
Serbia
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5

In which country was "The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act" passed by parliament on 4 April 2009 (to come into force on 1 April 2010)?

A
Jamaica
B
Belgium
C
India
D
Australia
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6

The 6 Brandenburg concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach are widely regarded as among the finest musical compositions of which era?

A
Classical
B
Medieval
C
Renaissance
D
Baroque
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7

Which British TV comedy series of the 1970s and early 1980s (74 episodes) was co-created and co-written by and co-starred Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie?

A
Only Fools and Horses
B
Absolutely Fabulous
C
The Goodies
D
The Good Life
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