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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 May 2015

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1

What is the Diet of Worms?

A
A method of torture used at Guantanamo Bay
B
A method used by Oprah Winfrey to reduce weight
C
The religious court that judged Martin Luther in 1521
D
The name for the parliament of Iceland, created in 1944
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2

Who hosted the travel programmes "Around the World in 80 Days" (1989), "Pole to Pole" (1992), "Full Circle" (1997), and "Hemingway Adventure" (1999)?

A
Michael Palin
B
David Attenborough
C
Michael Aspel
D
John Cleese
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3

Which town in Lincolnshire, UK, is the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, and has connections with Isaac Newton, Nicholas Parsons and Richard Todd?

A
Grantham
B
Grimsby
C
Mablethorpe
D
Scunthorpe
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4

What is the popular name of the legal situation regarding the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the USA between 1919 and 1933?

A
Problem drinking
B
Six O'Clock Swill
C
Prohibition
D
Las Vegas Syndrome
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5

What is the median of 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 25?

A
8
B
6
C
25
D
1
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6

Where is a proscenium arch usually found?

A
In a theatre
B
In a cathedral
C
Under a bridge
D
Under someone's foot
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7

Which of these is a ball game similar to mixed netball, contested between teams of four men and four women, that is played in more than 50 countries?

A
Bagatelle
B
Butterball
C
Van Dieman
D
Korfball
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