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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2014

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1

When the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered what is now known as Tasmania, Australia, in his 1642 voyage what did he name it?

A
Terra australis
B
Tasmanlandt
C
Neue Zeeland
D
Anthoonij van Diemenslandt
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2

The first final for what was held at Kennington Oval on 16 March1872.

A
The Auld Mug
B
The Bledisloe Cup
C
Webb Ellis Cup
D
FA Cup
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3

Which of these is an antelope?

A
Springbok
B
Topkapi
C
Iceni
D
Kraal
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4

Who ran for the Democratic nomination in the 1980 presidential election by launching a campaign against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, a member of his own party?

A
Richard Nixon
B
Edward Kennedy
C
Gerald Ford
D
George H W Bush
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5

Which of these is a type of cheese?

A
Quagga
B
Quark
C
Quango
D
Qantas
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6

What is the mountain range in Central Asia west of the Himalayas, the highest point of which is Tirach Mir?

A
Karakoram
B
Hindu Kush
C
Western Ghats
D
Hindu Raj
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7

Who sings the theme song to the UK TV series "One Foot in the Grave"?

A
Eric Idle
B
Dennis Waterman
C
Michael Palin
D
John Sullivan
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