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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 February 2016

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1

Which orange-seller became an actress, then mistress of King Charles II, died in 1687 aged 37, and was buried at St Martin-in-the-Fields?

A
Anne Hathaway
B
Anne Boleyn
C
Anna Karenina
D
Nell Gwynn
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2

Mozart wrote an opera about what kind of flute?

A
Strange
B
Golden
C
Magic
D
Magnificent
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3

What is the name for an artificial feature creating extra turns in a roadway, used in motor racing and on city streets, to slow cars?

A
Speed bump
B
Cattle stop
C
Chicane
D
Calming lines
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4

Which city is in the Chao Phraya River delta?

A
Bangkok, Thailand
B
Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea)
C
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
D
Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
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5

The Tiger Quoll, Dibbler and Phascogale are native to which country?

A
Australia
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
Argentina
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6

A law prior to 1920 regulating the speed of vehicles on the road in the UK required somebody to do what in addition?

A
Walk beside the vehicle to warn horses
B
Install a speedometer
C
Carry a red flag or lantern ahead of the vehicle
D
Install windscreen wipers
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7

Which of these is the 1995 WBC Heavyweight champion who wrote the autobiography "Frank: Fighting Back" with the assistance of Kevin Mitchell?

A
Frank Bruno
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Frank Zappa
D
Frank Capra
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