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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 April 2015

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When Sony withdrew its sponsorship of FIFA at the end of 2014 what reason did it give?

A
They hadn't been asked to renew their sponsorship
B
They preferred to sponsor conker Championships
C
Sony are retiring from the sponsorship game
D
Concerns about allegations of wrong-doing around the award of the next two World Cups
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2

In which city did Popes officially reside from 1309 to 1378?

A
Nice
B
Paris
C
Perpignan
D
Avignon
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3

Why were the fossilised remains of an extinct race, discovered in 1856, called "Neanderthal man"?

A
They were named after a cat that frequently visited the dig
B
They were found by Heinrich Neandertàl
C
Carbon dating proved they came from the Neanderthal period
D
They were found in the Neander Valley
Select from the options above.
4

What is a traditional English dish made with the shallow-fried leftover vegetables from a roast dinner, mainly potato and cabbage, to which carrots, peas, brussels sprouts, and other vegetables can be added?

A
Squirm and chirp
B
Brew and scream
C
Pop and tweet
D
Bubble and squeak
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5

The Exxon Valdez oil spill, considered one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters ever to occur at sea, happened on 24 March 1989 in the Prince William Sound, in which state of the USA?

A
Oklahoma
B
Nebraska
C
South Dakota
D
Alaska
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6

Of whom, when told he intended to return to private life and retire to his plantation, did King George III say, "If he does that, he will be the greatest man in the world"?

A
George Washington
B
Henry Lee
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Andrew Jackson
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7

How many books are there in the "Harry Potter" series by J K Rowling?

A
10
B
5
C
7
D
8
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