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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 February 2016

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Who has been called His Purple Majesty, His Royal Badness, TAFKAP, The Artist, Symbol, Love Symbol and The Purple One?

A
Prince
B
Bono
C
Slash
D
Edge
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2

In which country is the Plateau of the Great Karroo?

A
Morocco
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
Tibet
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3

Which king of England was nicknamed Rufus?

A
Henry I
B
William I
C
William II
D
Henry II
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4

Which is the gerund in the sentence "we listened to the whispering"?

A
to
B
we
C
listened
D
whispering
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5

What is the setting for the musical "Oliver!"?

A
Salzburg
B
London
C
New York, New York
D
Gary, Indiana
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6

Although the speed of light is a constant 186,000 miles per second (299,792,458 metres per second) when passing through a vacuum, it slows in dense mediums. What is the densest of these mediums, i.e. slows light the most?

A
Water
B
A gas of bosons (Bose–Einstein condensates) at near absolute zero
C
Diamond
D
Glass
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7

Which piece on a chessboard can move only one space in any direction?

A
King
B
Pawn
C
Bishop
D
Queen
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