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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 June 2015

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1

Which of these is a gemstone formed inside some molluscs?

A
Diamond
B
Pearl
C
Amethyst
D
Beryl
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2

What were first introduced in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in May 1, 1840, promoted by Rowland Hill?

A
Dog licences
B
Parking meters
C
Traffic lights
D
Postage stamps
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3

Which of these authors is known for writing Westerns?

A
Len Deighton
B
Zane Grey
C
John Le Carre
D
Jane Austen
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4

Who won three long distance races including the marathon at the Olympic Games held at Helsinki in 1952?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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5

Which of these countries is the largest by area?

A
Thailand
B
China
C
Israel
D
Singapore
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6

Where was the battle fought between the Royalist forces under Prince Rupert and Oliver Cromwell's men in June 1645 that was the key to the final downfall of Royalist forces a year later?

A
Agincourt
B
Naseby
C
Fairfax
D
Sheffield
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7

Zane Grey wrote what type of novels?

A
Cookery
B
Science fiction
C
American westerns
D
Romances
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