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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2014

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December 31 1960 was the last day for which coin, first minted in England in the 13th century, to be legal tender in the United Kingdom?

A
Farthing
B
Threepence
C
Groat
D
Ha'penny
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2

Where did the car manufacturer Renault originate?

A
France
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Sweden
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3

The 1984 Winter Olympics were the first conducted under the presidency of whom?

A
Avery Brundage
B
Jacques Rogge
C
Lord Killanin
D
Juan Antonio Samaranch
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4

Which Greek philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great, wrote on many subjects including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theatre, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology, and died in Euboea of natural causes in 322 BC?

A
Aristotle
B
Hephaestion
C
Socrates
D
Plato
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5

What city was founded on the island of Manhattan by Peter Minuit in 1626?

A
New Amsterdam
B
Pittsburg
C
New Holland
D
Van Diemen's Land
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6

The group of 48 of the United States that are between Canada and Mexico is referred to as the continental or … what … United States?

A
Core
B
Contiguous
C
Constitutional
D
Corporeal
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7

What programme would feature James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson as presenters?

A
Tie Your Mother Down
B
What Not to Wear
C
Embarrassing Bodies
D
Top Gear
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