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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 December 2015

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As what did "Vinicius and Tom" became a popular pairing in December 2014?

A
The name of a new cartoon series premièring on Nickelodeon
B
Names of twin red panda cubs born at Utica Zoo, New York, USA
C
Two new earthlike planets discovered
D
They were voted by Brazil as mascot names for the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympics 2016
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2

In whose name was an annual award established in 2009, given to a living UK poet for new work in poetry?

A
John Betjeman
B
Ted Hughes
C
Andrew Motion
D
Philip Larkin
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3

Octavian and Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42BC near which city in East Macedonia?

A
Babylon
B
Baghdad
C
Philippi
D
Jerusalem
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4

Finding its spraint means what animal has been there?

A
Raccoon
B
Otter
C
Mole
D
Eagle
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5

Who is the eponymous lead character in a British mystery series starring Alan Davies as an eccentric magician's assistant who also solves seemingly supernatural mysteries through his talent for logical deduction and knowledge of illusionism?

A
Billy Ocean
B
Joan Rivers
C
Jonathan Creek
D
Hoover Dam
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6

What is the world's largest desert?

A
Sahara
B
Gobi
C
Kalahari
D
Patagonian
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7

Bannock, brioche, pita, focaccia and roti are varieties of what?

A
Bread
B
Bird
C
Wheat
D
Horse
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