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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 June 2015

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1

What is a dewlap?

A
A fold of skin round a dewclaw
B
A flap of skin beneath the neck or jaw
C
A spring wildflower in Britain
D
A particular morning dew
Select from the options above.
2

What particular type of cheese is made from the milk of water buffalo raised in designated areas of Lazio and Campania on the west coast of Italy?

A
Gorgonzola
B
Brie
C
Caciotta
D
Mozzarella
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3

In 1938 Orson Welles, who was 22 at the time, wrote, produced, and narrated a radio play adaptation of what work, the US broadcast of which sparked widespread upheaval and panic?

A
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
B
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
C
The War of the Worlds by H.G.Wells
D
The War of Words by Fight
Select from the options above.
4

Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark is commonly called "the queen" in Danish, which is... ?

A
Dronningen
B
Statsrådet
C
Sundhedsbidrag
D
Folketing
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5

What kind of heavy ammunition was fired from naval ships between the 13th and mid 19th centuries?

A
Cannon balls
B
Inauguration balls
C
Gumballs
D
Thunder balls
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6

What policy was adopted by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to decide the host country for the tournaments for 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup?

A
Bids would only be accepted from countries that had won the cup before
B
Countries whose names started with A would bid one year, B the next and so on
C
Only countries from the chosen confederation could bid to be host
D
A representative from each continent would draw lots
Select from the options above.
7

The Dominican Republic and Haiti are the two countries that occupy which island?

A
Cuba
B
Bermuda
C
Hispaniola
D
Crete
Select from the options above.
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