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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 December 2014

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What very popular sport, introduced to England by the Romans, was banned temporarily under Cromwell and finally outlawed in 1849?

A
Greyhound racing for distances over 5 miles
B
Fox Hunting
C
Bare-knuckle boxing
D
Cock fighting
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2

What disaster occurred in Ireland in 1845?

A
Ulster earthquake
B
Great Fire of Dublin
C
Potato famine
D
Hurricane Eamon
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3

What is another name for China clay?

A
Bartle
B
Lanolin
C
Detritus
D
Kaolin
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4

Who wrote the story on which Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 film "The Birds" was based?

A
P G Wodehouse
B
Guy de Maupassant
C
Daphne du Maurier
D
Somerset Maugham
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5

Which episode of Star Wars is being filmed 2014-15?

A
One
B
Four
C
Seven
D
Five
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6

The Ländler is a traditional dance from where?

A
France
B
Austria
C
Italy
D
Romania
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7

Which river forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia?

A
Congo
B
Zambezi
C
Nile
D
Limpopo
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