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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 January 2016

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1

In which sport might a competitor perform a half Axel?

A
Figure skating
B
Wrestling
C
Chess
D
Luge
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2

What is a "quandong"?

A
Oil obtained from a rubber plant
B
A Vietnamese boat
C
An Indian item of clothing
D
A fruit from Australia
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3

What is the next number in the series 1, 8, 27, 64, 125?

A
218
B
343
C
512
D
216
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4

Who founded the London Philharmonic Orchestra?

A
Benjamin Britten
B
Malcolm Sargent
C
Edward Elgar
D
Thomas Beecham
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5

What remake of a British science-fiction serial broadcast by BBC Television in the summer of 1953 was staged live by BBC Four in 2005 with actors Jason Flemyng, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Tiernan, Indira Varma, David Tennant and Adrian Bower?

A
The Quatermass Experiment
B
Stranger from Space
C
R.U.R.
D
The Time Machine
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6

The Great Fire of London swept through the central parts of the English city of London in 1666 for about how long?

A
3 and a half days
B
4 hours
C
One week
D
24 hours
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7

The volcano Mt Pinatubo is in which country?

A
Indonesia
B
The Philippines
C
Malaysia
D
Thailand
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