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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 April 2014

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1

What was a nickname of 11th century British king, Edward?

A
The Red
B
The Unready
C
The Confessor
D
The Bearded
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2

A necromancer is a type of what?

A
Sexual deviant
B
Undertaker
C
Crypt
D
Sorcerer
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3

Which city was the site of the dervish rebellion and the death of the British General Gordon in 1885?

A
Khartoum
B
Wadi Halfa
C
Cairo
D
Sedan
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4

The American TV miniseries "Shogun", based on the book by James Clavell, was set in which country?

A
Samoa
B
Japan
C
Siberia
D
Chile
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5

In 2006 Mark Inglis, a New Zealand mountaineer, successfully climbed Mt Everest; what singled him out from the many who have now achieved this climb?

A
He was over 70 years old
B
He was missing both legs below the knee
C
He did not carry oxygen
D
He was solo
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6

Which of these processes involves inserting needle tips in the skin?

A
Homeopathy
B
Cupping
C
Acupuncture
D
Iridology
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7

The Trans-Siberian Railway is the third longest continuous rail service and spans how many time zones?

A
5
B
7
C
4
D
6
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