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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 September 2015

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1

On 15 May 2002, FIFA announced that which nation would host the Football (soccer) World Cup in 2010?

A
Australia
B
Mexico
C
Morocco
D
South Africa
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2

Herodotus, Josephus, Michael King, Simon Schama and Edward Gibbon share what common focus?

A
History
B
Medicine
C
Sculpture
D
Romance novels
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3

Which lake in Canada has the same name as a constellation?

A
Horsehead
B
Orion
C
Pisces
D
Great Bear
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4

Which of these is a book by Ian Fleming that has James Bond as one of its characters?

A
Milly Molly Mandy
B
Othello
C
Goldfinger
D
Murder on the Orient Express
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5

The root of the word "carotid", as used for arteries carrying blood to the head, is the Greek for what?

A
Throat
B
Throb
C
Crown
D
Stupor
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6

Which way is it likely that the head of the successor of Queen Elizabeth II will face on a British coin?

A
Three quarter right
B
Right
C
Full face
D
Left
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7

Who wrote "Ann Veronica", a novel first published in 1909 that deals with contemporary political issues of the time, concentrating specifically on feminist issues?

A
Charles Dickens
B
H G Wells
C
William Makepeace Thackeray
D
Jack London
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