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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2014

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In 1935, which city was chosen to replace Livingstone as the capital of the British colony of Northern Rhodesia, and is now the capital of Zambia?

A
Addis Ababa
B
Bulawayo
C
Lusaka
D
Pretoria
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2

What sport is played in an area that can vary between 20 x 10 and 30 x 20 metres, with 7 players in play at any one time per side playing for around 8 minutes for each of four periods?

A
Gaelic Football
B
Petanque
C
Pelotte
D
Water polo
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3

Which Scottish sailor was rescued four years after being put ashore by William Dampier at Juan Fernandez in 1703, for insubordination?

A
Alexander Selkirk
B
Fletcher Christian
C
Horatio Hornblower
D
Horatio Nelson
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4

The characters of Doris Schwartz and Leroy Johnson appeared in what 1980s TV series?

A
Boston Legal
B
Twin Peaks
C
M*A*S*H
D
Fame
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5

Which of these is a unit of radiation exposure?

A
Röntgen
B
Planck
C
Hubble
D
Curie
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6

What river falls over the Angel Falls, Venezuela, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall?

A
Nile
B
Amazon
C
Colorado
D
Gauja River
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7

What phrase is applied to people temporarily in charge of a child?

A
Ich dien
B
En garde
C
In flagrante delicto
D
In loco parentis
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