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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 October 2015

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Traditionally, the champion of an English King or Queen rode at the coronation into Westminster Hall and challenged anyone who denied their right to succeed. At whose coronation was this tradition last observed?

A
Elizabeth II (1952)
B
George IV (1821)
C
Victoria (1837)
D
James II (1685)
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2

The rising young star, lead in the 'Hunger Games" series, is who?

A
Jennifer Aniston
B
Jeniifer Lawrence
C
Jennifer Connelly
D
Jennifer Lopez
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3

What is pinyin?

A
Phonetic script used in Taiwan, Singapore and mainland China
B
A skittle in ten-pin bowling in Japan
C
A type of noodle
D
A species of bamboo
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4

Which of these is a gas?

A
Luthor
B
Gotham
C
Metropolis
D
Krypton
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5

A World Team Cup first held in 1987 and, since 1991, biennially in (among others) Australia, the USA, Germany, Japan, New Zealand is in what sport?

A
Cheese rolling
B
Wife carrying
C
Boomerang throwing
D
Gumboot throwing
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6

The two UK TV series "The Sweeney" (1975-78) and "Inspector Morse" (1987-2000) share which actor?

A
Stratford Johns
B
Kevin Whately
C
Laurence Fox
D
John Thaw
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7

Where is the area known as the Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetland?

A
Nicaragua
B
Parts of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia
C
Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
D
Botswana
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