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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 October 2015

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1

What is missing in the sequence: French Guiana, the Republic of Suriname, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela?

A
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
B
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
C
The Co-operative Republic of Guyana
D
The Federative Republic of Brazil
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2

When and where was the Batavian Republic?

A
Dutch East Indies 1619-1942 AD
B
The Netherlands 1795-1806 AD
C
Germany 18-70 AD
D
Flanders 1801-06 AD
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3

In 2015 pop artist Taylor Swift won a disagreement over pay with what organisation?

A
Peach
B
Plum
C
Inland Revenue
D
Apple
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4

What fraction, having 10 or a multiple thereof as the denominator, is represented by a full stop?

A
Proportional distribution
B
Vulgar fraction
C
Calculus
D
Decimal
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5

The mediaeval wind instrument called a shawm typically had a cover over its keys called what?

A
Keyboard
B
Mute
C
Cap
D
Fontanelle
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6

The character "Mr. T" is from which US TV series?

A
The A Team
B
Charlie's Angels
C
The Professionals
D
Hawaii Five-O
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7

Which cricket commentator, who began his broadcasting career at the BBC in 1960 and commentated in Britain to 2005 and Australia from 1964, announced his 2010 retirement on 18 February 2009?

A
Richie Benaud
B
Tony Blair
C
Adam Parore
D
Ian Smith
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