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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 February 2016

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1

Which of Queen Elizabeth's children is the lowest in succession to (i.e. furthest away from) the throne?

A
Edward
B
Charles
C
Andrew
D
Anne
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2

What makes it necessary to drive through Alabama to take the shortest route from Miami, Florida to Houston, Texas?

A
The Mississippi River
B
The Appalachian mountains
C
The Great Lakes
D
Gulf of Mexico
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3

Which of these is not one of the 4 kinds of bacteria?

A
Fungus
B
Coccus
C
Bacillus
D
Gladiolus
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4

What was the main character trait of the Dickens character Mr Micawber?

A
Optimism
B
Shyness
C
Aggression
D
Superiority
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5

What was the original name of the board game invented by Elliot Rudell, similar to Scrabble, whereby letters can be stacked on top of others to create new words?

A
Funworder
B
Boggle
C
Upwords
D
3D Cross
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6

What date was the US Transcontinental Railroad completed?

A
May 10, 1869
B
June 22, 1899
C
December 25, 1910
D
July 4, 1850
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7

Who was the Venetian who made a number of journeys to China and India in the 13th century and was later taken prisoner by the Genoese?

A
Christopher Columbus
B
Marco Polo
C
Amerigo Vespucci
D
Alessandra Medici
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