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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 March 2015

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1

What is commemorated in New Zealand on Waitangi Day?

A
The first landing of Maori in New Zealand
B
Signing the treaty between Britain and Maori for New Zealand to become part of the British Empire
C
The formation of the Maori Battalion to fight in World War I
D
The establishment of the Waitangi Tribunal to hear Maori claims
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2

Three great Siberian rivers are the Ob, Lena and which other?

A
Yenisei
B
Yangtze
C
Yarkon
D
Yamuna
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3

What is a siskin?

A
False hair
B
Barrel
C
Bird
D
Jacket
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4

Which American comedy TV series that ran for eleven seasons to 1993 and was set in a Boston bar, was created by James Burrows, Glen Charles and Les Charles?

A
Frasier
B
Cheers
C
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
D
Friends
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5

Which 20th century novelist wrote "The Quiet American", "Stamboul Train", "Brighton Rock" and "The Power And The Glory"?

A
Rudyard Kipling
B
Graham Greene
C
Charles Kingsley
D
Evelyn Waugh
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6

The Royal Yacht Squadron of Cowes, based on the Isle of Wight, started a competition in 1851 now known by what name?

A
Ryder Cup
B
America's Cup
C
Ranfurly Shield
D
Borg-Warner Trophy
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7

What does an imprimatur convey?

A
Formal permission to print a book
B
Pardon for a misdemeanour
C
Blessing for a new venture
D
Farewell to a dear friend
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