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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 July 2014

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Issei is a Japanese term used by Japanese in countries in North America, South America and Australia to describe what?

A
The government
B
The original native inhabitants
C
Japanese people who were first to immigrate
D
The lost homeland
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2

In 1960 an international agreement defined the metre in terms of the wavelength of the light from which gas, when burnt?

A
Oxygen
B
Argon
C
Krypton
D
Neon
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3

In a popular song of the 1950s and 1960s, Chuck Berry told who to roll over?

A
His wife
B
Beethoven
C
His dog
D
His bank loan
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4

King Harold was killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when an arrow went into what part of his body?

A
Chest
B
Foot
C
Eye
D
Hand
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5

Who was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 882 to 887 AD?

A
Charles the Bald
B
Charles the Fat
C
Charles the Bold
D
Charles the Simple
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6

What is the nickname of Apsley House, the former London residence of the Dukes of Wellington, that stands alone at Hyde Park Corner on the south-east corner of Hyde Park?

A
Waterloo
B
Buck Palace
C
Arden House
D
Number One, London
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7

The World Cup for which sport is an annual international competition initiated in 1978 by Swiss journalist Max E. Amman, and originally sponsored by Volvo?

A
Orienteering
B
Show jumping
C
Rugby 7s
D
Motor cycling
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