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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 February 2015

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1

What colours are on the flag used to signify the finish of a Formula One motor race?

A
Yellow
B
Yellow and red
C
Green
D
Black and white
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2

What is the second longest named river in the USA, which runs from Lake Hasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Colorado
B
Missouri
C
Mississippi
D
Hudson
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3

Which of these is a type of extinct cow?

A
Aurochs
B
Manatee
C
Moa
D
Dodo
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4

In USA, Canada and New Zealand, days highlighted in May, November and April respectively all commemorate what?

A
Emancipation from rule by Great Britain
B
Members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty
C
Decimalisation
D
Treaty with indigenous peoples
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5

Which is the oldest of these religions to be recognised as an identifiable belief system?

A
Christianity
B
Zoroastrianism
C
Islam
D
Taoism
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6

What was the name of the 1976 film that told the story of Woody Guthrie?

A
Bound for Glory
B
This Land is my Land
C
Life in the Fast Lane
D
The Rock Island Line
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7

Since the 1500s the post of Poet Laureate of Britain has been traditionally held for life, until 1999 when the appointment was made for a fixed term of 10 years. Who is the only Poet Laureate to have been removed from the position?

A
John Masefield
B
John Betjeman
C
John Lennon
D
John Dryden
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