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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 February 2016

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Which of these was a series first broadcast in the UK in 1965, featuring Lee Montague in its first episode and Alan Bennett in its last?

A
World of Sport
B
Jackanory
C
Till Death Us Do Part
D
The Wednesday Play
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2

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa won which major prize in 2010?

A
Nobel Prize for Literature
B
Oscar as director of Best Foreign Language Film
C
Tony award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
D
Grammy award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
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3

How frequently are each of the World Cup Soccer Finals, the Olympic Summer Games and the Olympic Winter Games held?

A
Annually
B
Every 2 years
C
Every 4 years
D
Twice a year
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4

Which country declared war on the British Empire in 1812 due to British restrictions to impede its trade, the forced recruitment of its citizens into the Royal Navy and British support for some of its indigenous people who were fighting them?

A
Spain
B
United States of America
C
Mexico
D
Argentina
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5

What characteristic do bezoars, coprolites and gorochana have in common?

A
They are aggregated material which is or has been in the alimentary system
B
They are semi-precious stones
C
They are breeds of goat
D
They are curtain-making materials
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6

Which of these is closest to Wellington, New Zealand?

A
Cape Town
B
Cape Horn
C
Colombo
D
Panama
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7

Which of these words refers to vinegar rice, topped with other ingredients, such as fish, sometimes involving dried and pressed layer sheets of seaweed or fried tofu?

A
Karaoke
B
Fuji
C
Shinto
D
Sushi
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