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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 October 2013

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A famous 44-pound gold plated cookie was stolen in 2013 from over the entrance to a German factory and returned tied round the neck of a horse statue outside Hanover University. Which factory was it?

A
Cadbury's chocolate factory
B
Biscuit making company, Bahlsen
C
Huntley and Palmers biscuit factory
D
Volkswagen production facility
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2

The first interracial kiss in a US TV drama series was in 1968 on what show?

A
Star Trek
B
Soap
C
The Young and the Restless
D
The Beverley Hillbillies
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3

What is the word for an oblique-angled parallelogram with 4 equal sides?

A
Rhesus
B
Rebus
C
Rhombus
D
Rectangle
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4

On 15 July 2004, which country imposed diplomatic sanctions against Israel after two Israeli citizens, Uriel Zosha Kelman and Eli Cara, suspected of being Mossad agents, were convicted of attempting to obtain local passports fraudulently?

A
USA
B
United Kingdom
C
France
D
New Zealand
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5

Which English author and model, the grand-daughter of author Roald Dahl, actress Patricia Neal and actor Stanley Holloway, married singer and pianist Jamie Cullum in 2010?

A
J K Rowling
B
Jane Seymour
C
Minnie Driver
D
Sophie Dahl
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6

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Chile
B
Brazil
C
Paraguay
D
Mexico
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7

When Coubertin moved to establish a revived and international Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century his work had forerunners in the UK and in Greece and France. When was the earliest in the UK and what was it called?

A
1612, Cotswold Olympick Games
B
1850, Wenlock Olympian Games
C
1862, Grand Olympic Festival, Liverpool
D
1859, Olympic Games
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