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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 February 2016

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1

Who created the character of Horatio Hornblower?

A
H Ryder Haggard
B
C S Forester
C
Edgar Rice Burroughs
D
Robert Louis Stephenson
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2

What traditional sport was banned in Britain in 2004?

A
Tossing the caber
B
Cage fighting
C
Gaelic football
D
Fox hunting
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3

The spiny leguminous plant called furze is also known as what?

A
Cabbage tree
B
Alfalfa
C
Prickly pear
D
Gorse
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4

What was the first name of "Rumpole of the Bailey"?

A
Oswald
B
Rupert
C
Henry
D
Horace
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5

What is a "scion"?

A
A learned person
B
A lineal descendant of a noble family
C
A notable ancestor
D
An agent of retributive justice
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6

In which city was the Sri Lankan cricket team attacked with a bomb, grenade launcher and rifles in March 2009?

A
Mumbai
B
Lahore
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
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7

What is the term for the geological feature that includes Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Augusta and Columbus?

A
Rift Valley
B
Claypan
C
Fall Line
D
Slump
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