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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2015

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1

What country was the first country in Oceania, and fifteenth overall, to legalise same-sex marriage?

A
Fiji
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
Nauru
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2

Which of these has the smallest land area?

A
England
B
Wales
C
Scotland
D
Northern Ireland
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3

What is unusual about the current (in 2013) Governor General of Australia, Quentin Bryce?

A
The youngest in the position
B
The first aboriginal Governor General
C
The first woman appointed to the position
D
The first incumbent who is not a peer
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4

Which of these is an herbal liqueur beverage produced in France and named after a religious order, the recipe for which contains 27 plants and spices?

A
Bénédictine
B
Crème de Cassis
C
Sloe gin
D
Schnapps
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5

Which was the glider which won for Sweden the, arguably, first two world Gliding Championships, in 1948 and 1950?

A
DFS Weihe
B
Fafnir São Paulo
C
Slingsby Type 34 Sky
D
Slingsby T.25 Gull 4
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6

What was the name of spacecraft which created history on 12 November 2014 and landed a probe on a comet?

A
Curiosity
B
Philae
C
Roxanne
D
Rosetta
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7

Which of these was a novel by Thomas Hardy?

A
Moll Flanders
B
The Mill on the Floss
C
Tristram Shandy
D
Jude the Obscure
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