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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2015

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1

Gruyère is a town in which country?

A
Switzerland
B
France
C
Netherlands
D
Andorra
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2

Who was the Greek goddess of victory daughter of Pallas represented as a winged figure wreathed or palm bearing sometimes guiding victors' horses?

A
Adidas
B
Nike
C
Diana
D
Venus
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3

In mathematical terms what is a definition of infinity?

A
A ser of figures whose limits have not yet been defined
B
An unbounded quantity that is greater than every real number
C
The absolutely unknowable
D
The largest quantity than can be conceived plus 1
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4

When Edward the Confessor ruled over England, royal petitions became so frequent that they were referred to the Chancellor. Which special court was set up to hear them?

A
Assizes
B
Old Bailey
C
Lincoln's Inn
D
Chancery
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5

What is the expression of equating two things which are in fact the same thing expressed in different words?

A
Parenthesis
B
Tautology
C
Ellipsis
D
Simile
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6

Where, since 1839, is the Grand National Steeplechase run over 4 1/2 miles in England in March?

A
Epsom
B
Ascot
C
Goodwood
D
Aintree
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7

Which police station is at the centre of the long-running UK TV series "The Bill"?

A
Hill St
B
Barton St
C
The Met
D
Sun Hill
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