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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2015

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Who was the British engineer who designed the first television system suitable for broadcast transmission in 1939?

A
John Logie Baird
B
John Yogi Bear
C
London Weekend
D
B.B. King
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2

Ade Adepitan, who reports and presents for the BBC, was part of a team which was successful in 2005 how?

A
Top act at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
B
Champion at the World Universities Debating Championships
C
Gold medal for Great Britain in basketball at the Paralympic World Cup
D
Champion in Highland dancing at the Highland Games
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3

What dish derives from the Portuguese dish "Carne de Vinha d' Alhos" (pork preserved in red wine or red wine vinegar, chili pepper, and stewed with garlic) which was brought to Goa and evolved into the a dish of meat, usually lamb, with wine and garlic plentiful amounts of spice?

A
Cham cham
B
Vindaloo
C
Shami Kebab
D
Pakhaal
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4

Where are the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

A
Washington, D.C.
B
Langley, Fairfax County, Virginia
C
New York City
D
Manhattan
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5

What has been the motto of the Prince of Wales since the 14th century?

A
Ad Augusta Per Angusta
B
Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense
C
Dieu Et Mon Droit
D
Ich dien
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6

In what TV series was the family butler called Lurch?

A
The Partridge Family
B
Upstairs and Downstairs
C
Eight is Enough
D
The Addams Family
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7

"Pollywog" is another name for what?

A
Throw when a ball spins in flight
B
Black-faced doll
C
Kettle
D
Tadpole
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