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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 August 2015

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1

According to legend, who was the sweetheart of Robin Hood?

A
Maid Marian
B
Lady Godiva
C
Nell Gwynn
D
Anne Boleyn
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2

Who wrote the Queensberry rules published in 1867 for the sport of boxing?

A
Percy Douglas, 10th Marquess of Queensberry
B
John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry
C
John Graham Chambers, one of the founders of the British Amateur Athletic Club
D
Sir Montague Shearman, one of the founders of the Amateur Athletics Association
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3

What narrows do you sail through to reach Scotia Sea?

A
Cook Strait
B
Magellan Strait
C
Drake Passage
D
Strait of Belle Isle
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4

What is the setting for George Orwell's book "Animal Farm"?

A
Manor Farm
B
Barchester Towers
C
Grange Hill
D
Home Farm
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5

He is credited with multiple advances in science, technology, engineering, anatomy, and the art of painting; who was he?

A
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarotti Simoni (1475-1564)
B
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
C
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
D
Pierre Abélard (1079-1142)
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6

A group of quails or snipe is usually called what?

A
Gaggle
B
Covey
C
Shoal
D
Pod
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7

The religious movement known as the Doukhobors was oppressed and circumscribed in Russia where it first developed; when its members were eventually allowed to leave what country welcomed them?

A
UK
B
Germany
C
USA
D
Canada
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