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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 December 2014

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1

The foundations for which science were laid by Adam Smith in 1776 and followed up by people such as John Stuart Mill and David Ricardo?

A
Economics
B
Acoustics
C
Thermodynamics
D
Hydraulics
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2

Which of these Beatrix Potter characters is a cat?

A
Miss Moppet
B
Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle
C
Samuel Whiskers
D
Timmy Tiptoes
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3

What is the Hindu custom "suttee" that was prohibited by law in 1829?

A
Herding cattle in the street
B
A widow being incinerated on her husband's funeral pyre
C
Forcing women to wear clothing that fully covered the body
D
Eating spiced food in public
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4

The waters of the Gulf of Mexico flow to meet the Atlantic Ocean through what?

A
Rebecca Shoal
B
Yucatan Channel
C
Florida Straits
D
Windward Passage
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5

Four year old Exodus, who died due to an accident with a treadmill in May 2009, was the daughter of whom?

A
O J Simpson
B
Mike Tyson
C
Michael Jackson
D
Madonna
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6

What does the phrase "copper-bottomed", meaning a safe bet, come from?

A
Saucepans or other cooking ware which have a copper bottom
B
The practice of wrapping the bottom of a ship in a copper sheath
C
A copper intra-uterine device
D
Copper wiring
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7

Which of these is an album by Hard-Fi?

A
Stars of CCTV
B
Caught on Camera
C
Snap!
D
Red Handed
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