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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 December 2013

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Who was made Archbishop of Canterbury under Henry VIII, introduced 2 prayer books under Edward VI, and was executed for heresy under Mary I?

A
Thomas Edison
B
Thomas Hardy
C
Thomas Aquinas
D
Thomas Cranmer
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2

"The Edge of Love" (2008), a film starring Matthew Rhys, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy & Keira Knightley, is biographical about which couple?

A
King Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson
B
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles
C
Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his wife Caitlin
D
Henry VIII and Jane Seymour
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3

What was special about the 332nd Fighter Group of the US Army Air Corps, popularly known as "The Tuskegee Airmen", who fought in World War II?

A
They had all been born in Germany
B
They flew only from Canadian bases
C
It was a Mobile Army Surgical unit
D
They were African American
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4

The World Flying Disc Federation, formed in 1984, governs what?

A
Helicopters
B
Conferences of UFO observers
C
Crockery smashing for weddings
D
International Ultimate Frisbee Championships
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5

What is the name for the region of an astronomical object from which externally received light originates, which extends into a star's surface until the gas becomes opaque?

A
Chromosphere
B
Corona
C
Photosphere
D
Camry
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6

What cereal crop is used to make single malt whisky in Scotland?

A
Oats
B
Barley
C
Maize
D
Wheat
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7

What is a "barchan"?

A
Saltwater lake
B
Arc-shaped sand dune
C
Estuary
D
Deep canyon
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