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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2014

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1

Lake Chad, the second largest wetland in Africa, is shared by the Republic of Chad, the Republic of Cameroon, Nigeria and which other country?

A
The Republic of the Congo
B
The Central African Republic
C
The Republic of Niger
D
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
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2

Which revered world figure celebrated his 95th birthday, in hospital, in July 2013?

A
The Dalai Lama
B
Nelson Mandela
C
Ban Ki Moon
D
Pope Francis I
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3

Who was the daughter of Mahomet and his first wife Kadijah?

A
Atalie
B
Salome
C
Ruth
D
Fatima
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4

Which of these is a variety of cabbage introduced into England in the 16th century?

A
Carrot
B
Cauliflower
C
Parsley
D
Green pepper
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5

Who made the musical sculptures called "Pythagoras", "Kepler" & "Galileo" that were installed between the tracks of Kendall Station in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1987 to 2007?

A
Paul Klee
B
Barbara Hepworth
C
Andy Warhol
D
Paul Matisse
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6

Literally, what old French word translates approximately as "white food"?

A
Blancmange
B
Crème brûlée
C
Ossobuco
D
Brioche
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7

One win away from eventing's Grand Slam in the UK in 2013, New Zealand equestrian Jock Paget had what mishap?

A
He was hospitalised after a car crash
B
He broke his leg
C
All the horses in his stable went down with enteritis
D
His horse tested positive for drugs after his previous victory
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