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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 January 2015

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1

What play written in 1902 by J. M. Barrie reverses the rankings of the classes in British society when aristocrats and servants are shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island?

A
What The Butler Saw
B
The Admirable Crichton
C
Northanger Abbey
D
Peter Pan
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2

What is vexillology?

A
Study of the history, symbolism and usage of flags
B
Study of a genus of sea snails
C
Study of heraldry
D
Study of the political implications of Henry II's intrigues to acquire the French area of Vexin
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3

What is Rachel Hunter's profession?

A
Singer
B
Athlete
C
Supermodel
D
Politician
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4

Which of these is one of the 7 letters used by the Romans to signify numbers?

A
Y
B
E
C
D
D
N
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5

A disaster which killed six million people in China in 1333-37 AD was ...?

A
Floods
B
Earthquake
C
Famine
D
Invasion by Mongol armies
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6

FIA introduced a new racing category, with its first race in September 2014 in Beijing, China, and finishing June 2015 in London, UK. What distinguishes it from the other categories?

A
The cars are diesel-fuelled
B
The cars are fully electric
C
The cars are solar-powered
D
The circuits are all located in Europe
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7

When was the spacecraft Rosetta launched to make contact with comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P)?

A
January 2002
B
March 2004
C
January 2012
D
March 2008
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