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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 December 2014

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Which city was founded in 763, ravaged by the Mongols in 1258, taken by the Turks in 1636, and occupied by the British from 1917 to 1932?

A
Nazareth
B
Cape Town
C
Beirut
D
Baghdad
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2

A number of sports have been demonstrated at Winter Olympic Games and never included on the official programme. Which of these has become an Olympic sport without demonstration?

A
Skeleton
B
Bandy
C
Sled-dog racing
D
Ski ballet (acroski)
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3

What name is given to the declaration of aims and policies of a political party before an election?

A
Embargo
B
Manifesto
C
Mango
D
Winnebago
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4

Who invented the biro pen?

A
Val Biro
B
László Bíró
C
Charles Biro
D
Jan Charles Biro
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5

Who sings the theme song for the UK TV series "New Tricks"?

A
Howard Hewett
B
Eric Idle
C
Barenaked Ladies
D
Dennis Waterman
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6

Which of these is a member of the crow family?

A
Condor
B
Emu
C
Flamingo
D
Magpie
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7

Which country contains the most large lakes in the world?

A
Canada
B
New Zealand
C
Afghanistan
D
Antarctica
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