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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 May 2015

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1

Which of these actions is common to Mary Queen of Scots (1567), Edward VIII (1936), Umberto II of Italy (1946) and Farouk of Egypt (1953)?

A
Exile
B
Coronation
C
Execution
D
Abdication
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2

Where was the men's world best time (up to 2009) for the Team Sprint, of 42.950 seconds, set by the British cycling team of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Chris Hoy?

A
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2007
B
UCI World Cup, Beijing, 2009
C
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Manchester, UK, 2008
D
Olympic Games Beijing 2008
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3

What is the name of the recording studio and record label established by Ray and Dave Davies, members of the British group "The Kinks"?

A
Hooter
B
Konk
C
Schnozzle
D
Mary Rose
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4

The two main branches of the River Nile are known as what?

A
White and Blue
B
Black and Indigo
C
Black and Chartreuse
D
Red and Grey
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5

What is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body?

A
Sciatic nerve
B
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Saphenous nerve
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6

What cooking technique involves frying quickly in a small quantity of hot grease?

A
Coddle
B
Sauté
C
Broil
D
Simmer
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7

Which of these was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb?

A
Thomas Edison
B
Thomas Jefferson
C
Thomas da Tankengine
D
Thomas More
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