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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2015

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1

Which of these is a puzzle with seven flat shapes which are put together to form a shape given in outline or silhouette using all the pieces, which may not overlap?

A
Lipogram
B
Tangram
C
Pangram
D
Anagram
Select from the options above.
2

The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for King Khufu as a what?

A
Supermarket
B
Temple
C
Camel station
D
Tomb
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these is a novel by Ernest Hemingway, set in Spain?

A
Don Quixote
B
The Old Man and the Sea
C
For Whom The Bell Tolls
D
A Farewell to Arms
Select from the options above.
4

What strait separates the South Island of New Zealand from the more southerly Stewart Island?

A
Cook Strait
B
Bass Strait
C
Foveaux Strait
D
Bering Strait
Select from the options above.
5

Who became famous for editing and publishing texts of classic writing "purged of all coarse and indecent expressions"?

A
Mrs Grundy
B
Reverend William Spooner
C
Mrs Malaprop
D
Thomas Bowdler
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6

The House of Bourbon, a European royal house one of whose monarchs was famously guillotined in France in 1792, has descendants currently on the throne of which country or countries?

A
Andorra and Monaco
B
Belgium
C
Spain and Luxembourg
D
The Netherlands and Norway
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a pomaceous fruit?

A
Tomato
B
Apple
C
Grape
D
Potato
Select from the options above.
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