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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 June 2014

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What reptile, of which there are two living species, the American and the Chinese, got its name from the Spanish for lizard?

A
Iguana
B
Boa constrictor
C
Crocodile
D
Alligator
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2

Who would be interested in pabulum?

A
A psychiatrist
B
A scribe
C
A ceramic artist
D
Someone who is hungry
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3

Who led English barons in an attempt to influence Henry III, called a parliament in 1265 and was defeated at the Battle of Evesham?

A
Sir Thomas More
B
Wat Tyler
C
Simon de Montfort
D
Toby Belch
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4

Suriname's three neighbouring countries are Guyana, French Guiana and which other?

A
Senegal
B
Sierra Leone
C
Brazil
D
Guinea
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5

What multi-venue rock music concert, held on 13 July 1985, was organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for famine relief in Ethiopia?

A
Live 8
B
Oxjam
C
Rainbow Concert
D
Live Aid
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6

Which pantomime is about a boy who discovers a magic lamp?

A
Dick Whittington
B
Aladdin
C
Puss in Boots
D
Cinderella
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7

Why was the Olympic flag raised upside down at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia?

A
To represent the first untethered space walk, made the previous day
B
Sabotage by anti-communist protesters
C
Respect for Michael Jackson who was severely burned earlier in the year
D
Mistake
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