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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 January 2015

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1

When Henry Bellingham, sitting MP for North West Norfolk, England, lost his seat in 1997 public comment linked it to votes received by the Referendum Party candidate Roger Percival; why particularly?

A
They were bitter opponents in a long running law suit
B
They had previously belonged to the same political party
C
They were partners in business
D
In 1812 John Bellingham, related to Henry, killed Roger's ancestor prime minister Spencer Perceval
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2

What is the third planet from the sun?

A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Earth
D
Neptune
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3

What play ends "So give me your hands if we be friends and Robin shall restore amends"?

A
A Midsummer Night's Dream
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
Much Ado About Nothing
D
Macbeth
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4

Mount Etna and the Plain of Catania are on which island?

A
Sicily
B
Sardinia
C
Crete
D
Malta
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5

What is the name for a fictional murder mystery?

A
Whydidit
B
Whodunnit
C
Howzat
D
Whatwasit
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6

Who is the latest actor to portray Alan Turing's fiancée, Joan Clarke, in film?

A
Keira Knightley
B
Keeley Hawes
C
Rachel Weisz
D
Anna Paquin
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7

How high should a badminton net be at the centre?

A
1.016 metres (3 ft 4 inches)
B
3.048 metres (10 ft)
C
1.524 metres (5 ft)
D
.8128 metres (2 ft 8 inches)
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