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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2015

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1

What waterway was opened to shipping on 15 August 1914 but not officially opened until 12 June 1920?

A
Caledonian Canal
B
Suez Canal
C
St Lawrence Seaway
D
Panama Canal
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2

The eponymous leads in the US TV series "Rizzoli and Isles", which began in 2010, are what?

A
Captain and first mate
B
Heads of opposing criminal gangs
C
Police officer partners
D
Police officer and medical examiner
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3

Hertz is the standard SI unit for the measurement of what?

A
Barometric pressure
B
Depth of water
C
Density of metals
D
Radio frequency
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4

Which capital city is on the northern bank of the La Plata estuary?

A
Quito
B
Montevideo
C
Santiago
D
Santo Domingo
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5

Which of these is not made to be sat on?

A
Ottoman
B
Korma
C
Chaise longue
D
Sofa
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6

Florence Cameron was born daughter to the Prime Minister of which country in August 2010?

A
France
B
South Africa
C
Canada
D
United Kingdom
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7

For which sport, now banned in Britain by the Hunting Act 2004, was the "Waterloo Cup" 3 day event run annually at Great Altcar in Lancashire, England from 1836 to 2005?

A
Deer hunting
B
Hare coursing
C
Gaelic football
D
Jousting
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