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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 August 2013

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1

Currently, The Heart of Midlothian is NOT which of these?

A
A mosaic in the pavement in Edinburgh
B
A scottish dog breed
C
A scottish Football Club
D
A novel by Sir Walter Scott
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2

What clothing item made of synthetic material was first sold in Wilmington Delaware in 1939?

A
Underwired brassière
B
Nylon stockings
C
Terylene plus fours
D
Elastic braces
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3

A family of ancient Germanic and Celtic games played in northern Europe on a checkered or latticed board, involves two armies one of which is trying to capture the other one's king, possibly using dice, and was called ...?

A
Kvatrutafl
B
Skáktafl
C
Halatafl
D
Tafl
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4

Who is the next in this series: Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, Bob Welch, Bob Weston,

A
Dave Mason
B
Rick Vito
C
Billy Burnette
D
Lindsey Buckingham
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5

An increasingly popular music style in 2012 in Asia is called...?

A
K- pop
B
Lolli-pop
C
Ska
D
Kor-band
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6

When was Nicolae Ceaușescu, at the time Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party and Head of State in Romania, deposed and later shot?

A
1789
B
1889
C
2001
D
1989
Select from the options above.
7

The Gaelic name for which sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, is Uamh-Binn, meaning "cave of melody"?

A
McKenzie's Hole
B
Fingal's Cave
C
The Giant's Causeway
D
Mont St Michel
Select from the options above.
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