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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2013

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1

Where will the Paralympics be held in 2020?

A
Tokyo
B
Osaka
C
Beijing
D
Sydney
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2

What country in North Africa, bordered by Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco and the Mediterranean Sea, is the largest country on the Mediterranean, on the African continent and in the Arab world?

A
Algeria
B
Sudan
C
Somalia
D
Egypt
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3

What does the dish called "Welsh rarebit" traditionally consist of?

A
Rice, cooked flaked fish & hard boiled eggs
B
Finely shredded cabbage, fermented by various lactic acid bacteria
C
A savoury sauce of melted cheese and other ingredients, served hot on toast
D
Chopped pickled vegetables and spice
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4

Who played Maria Lucas in the mini-series "Pride and Prejudice" (1995) and Dawn Tinsley in the UK series "The Office" (2001)?

A
Stirling Gallacher
B
Lucy Davis
C
Hayley Mills
D
Mackenzie Crook
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5

Which country became a self-governing state within the British Empire in 1959, declared independence from Britain, joining the Federation of Malaysia in 1963, and left the federation on 9 August 1965?

A
Sarawak
B
Sabah
C
Singapore
D
Malaya
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6

What lives in a "holt"?

A
Otter
B
Beaver
C
Badger
D
Rabbit
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7

What is the "proper name" for the main character in a series of novels by John Updike, who is nicknamed "Rabbit"?

A
Harry Potter
B
Harry Palmer
C
Harry Angstrom
D
Harry Houdini
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