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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2014

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1

What is the term for someone who wants to be with you only when you are doing well?

A
A fair weather friend
B
A fine feathered friend
C
A well leathered friend
D
A good heather friend
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2

The wettest and greenest part of Africa lies roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and which latitude?

A
The equator
B
10 degrees north
C
10 degrees south
D
The Tropic of Cancer
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3

What was the name of the Roman road that stretched from Dover, Kent, almost to Shrewsbury, Shropshire, a distance of 322 km (200 miles)?

A
Appian Way
B
Watling Street
C
Fosse Way
D
Via Misericordia
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4

Charles II was the sovereign during which period of British history?

A
Georgian
B
Renaissance
C
Jacobean
D
Restoration
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5

Who was the hero in the "Die Hard" series of films?

A
John McLane
B
Don MacLaine
C
Don Ameche
D
John McCain
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6

What is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003, that involves two teams, each of which has one innings?

A
Thirty30
B
Ten10
C
Five5
D
Twenty20
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7

Which red dwarf star, approximately 4.2 light-years distant in the constellation of Centaurus is the nearest star to the Sun?

A
Procyon
B
Sirius
C
Lalande 21185
D
Proxima Centauri
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