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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2014

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1

Which war between Austria, France and Russia versus England and Prussia ended with the ceding of Silesia to Prussia by Austria and the ceding of French territory in Canada to Britain?

A
British-American War
B
The War of Succession
C
Seven Years War
D
Thirty Years War
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2

What is the result of the calculation (a + b)(a - b), if a=7 and b = 7?

A
0
B
14
C
21
D
7
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3

What virtual cricketing prize began in 1882 when Australia beat England by 7 runs?

A
The Grace Gates
B
The Ashes
C
The Silver Pads
D
The Dustings
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4

Which English King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede, Surrey, England, in 1215?

A
King Elton
B
King John
C
King Paul
D
King Ringo
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5

Which of these lines is from Coldplay's song "Viva La Vida"?

A
A single string for a lonely puppet, me
B
It was the windy wild wickedness
C
I sleep alone, sweep the streets I used to roam
D
I know St Michael will call again
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6

Where is the Dune of Pilat found?

A
The Netherlands
B
North-east coast of Algeria
C
North-western Poland
D
West coast of France
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7

A truant is someone who stays away from what?

A
Church
B
School
C
Chocolate
D
Fights
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