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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2014

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1

Time magazine was founded in 1923 by whom?

A
Rupert Murdoch
B
Henry Luce
C
William Randolph Hearst
D
Dame Marjorie M. Scardino
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2

In which country was the Althing, a legislative and judiciary parliament, founded in 930?

A
Denmark
B
Iceland
C
Greenland
D
Finland
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3

Who is the character whose adventures are the centre of the online digital graphic novel Wormworld Saga?

A
Rayla
B
Daniel Lieske
C
Jonas Berg
D
Wormwood
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4

What preparation, consisting mainly of citron, orange, bergamot, neroli and rosemary, was first prepared by Johann Maria Farina soon after 1700?

A
Lemon and barley water
B
Eau de Cologne
C
Ginger ale
D
Moth balls
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5

Which of these is a card game for 2 players who are dealt 12 cards each from a pack excluding the 2s to 6s, with the remainder placed face downwards?

A
Piquet
B
Poker
C
Baccarat
D
Chemin de Fer
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6

One of the largest countries in Africa derived its food wealth for thousands of years from the regular flooding of which river?

A
Rhine
B
Nile
C
Limpopo
D
Ganges
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7

From which sport do we get the expression "Getting to first base"?

A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
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