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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 November 2014

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1

As at 2014, when will the next Winter Olympics be held?

A
2019
B
2015
C
2017
D
2018
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2

Which of these is not one of South Africa's three capital cities?

A
Durban
B
Cape Town
C
Pretoria
D
Bloemfontein
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3

What name is given to the external set of floral leaves or sepals in a flower?

A
Pistils
B
Stamen
C
Pollen
D
Calyx
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4

What happened to Napoleon immediately before he was sent to prison on the island of Elba in 1814?

A
He was forced to abdicate as Emperor
B
He was defeated in battle
C
He was caught emptying the French Treasury
D
Several of the rulers in his sphere of influence died or were deposed
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5

Which of these phrases is associated with the "Scarlet Pimpernel"?

A
Four score and seven years ago
B
There is a city far away without a city wall
C
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times
D
We seek him here, we seek him there
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6

Who wrote the poem "The Love Song of J Albert Prufrock"?

A
Oscar Wilde
B
John Lennon
C
T S Eliot
D
Ted Hughes
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7

Bourbon is the usual basis for which of these cocktails?

A
Rob Roy
B
Harvey Wallbanger
C
Americano
D
Mint julep
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