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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2015

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1

Do-si-do is a term used in what activity?

A
Skiing
B
Square dancing
C
Diving
D
Gymnastics
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2

In mathematical terms what does a martingale offer?

A
The expected value of an outcome may differ from the current one given present and prior outcomes
B
The expected value of a process at one time is equal to the expected value of the process next time
C
The chances of a future outcome are not affected by past outcomes
D
A winning strategy can be based on past history
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3

Edwina Currie, first elected to the British House of Commons as a Conservative Party MP in 1983 and a Junior Health Minister for 2 years before resigning in 1988, had an affair with whom from 1984 to 1988?

A
Tony Blair
B
John Major
C
James Callaghan
D
Gordon Brown
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4

What is the name of the flower named after pop singer Duffy?

A
Duffydil
B
Dufansyieum
C
Crimson Mercy
D
Mercyrose
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5

Which conflict began in England in 1455 after King Henry VI, following a troubled reign, had a long period of mental withdrawal?

A
The Wars of the Roses
B
The Civil War
C
The Seven Years War
D
The Jacobite Rebellion
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6

Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Canada
B
Portugal
C
Kenya
D
Brazil
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7

When did the hero of wormworldsaga.com start Chapter 1 of his online adventures?

A
Christmas Day, 2010
B
New Year's Day, 2011
C
New Year's Day, 2010
D
1 December 2010
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