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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 December 2014

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1

The first Sovereign to reign over England, Scotland, and Ireland simultaneously was James who ruled in Scotland as James VI from the age of 18 months, and in England and Ireland as James I from 1603. He was the first King of England of which Royal House?

A
Hanover
B
Tudor
C
Saxe-Coburg Gotha
D
Stuart
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2

What mythical medicine, believed to have mystical healing properties, was made from the horn of the unicorn?

A
Unimed
B
Alicorn
C
Equinox
D
Placebo
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3

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Silly mid-on
B
Short deep square
C
Short-stop
D
Catcher
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4

What is the main ingredient in biriani?

A
Veal
B
Rice
C
Broccoli
D
Milk
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5

A small group of islands north-east of Taiwan is claimed by China, Japan and Taiwan, who each have different names for it. Which of these is not one?

A
Senkaku
B
Ryukuku
C
Diaoyu
D
Tiaoyutai
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6

To investigate his theories of the diaspora of South American peoples, who sailed in a balsa raft called Kon Tiki across the Pacific Ocean in 1947?

A
James Cook
B
Thor Heyerdahl
C
James Chichester
D
Roald Amundsen
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7

Complete the title of this James Bond film: "From Russia With ... "

A
Love
B
Cocaine
C
A Lada
D
Chicken pox
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