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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 February 2016

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1

The book "Angels and Demons" was written by whom?

A
Ian Fleming
B
Dan Brown
C
Boris Pasternak
D
Shane Warne
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2

Animal is a regular character in which TV programme?

A
The Muppets
B
The Simpsons
C
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
D
The Family Guy
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3

When was critical illness, or trauma, insurance first launched?

A
1978
B
1972
C
1983
D
1898
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4

How many keys are there usually on a standard modern piano?

A
76
B
88
C
52
D
36
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5

When were the first Far Eastern Games, now replaced by the Asian Games, held?

A
1982
B
1913
C
1962
D
1926
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6

Which of these is a disease caused by a lack of Vitamin B1, characterised by inflammation of the peripheral nerves with subsequent paralysis, dropsy and heart failure?

A
Malaria
B
Mumps
C
Beri-beri
D
Whooping cough
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7

The uninhabited Malgas Island, or Bird Island, off the Western Cape of South Africa, is the largest breeding colony in the world of what?

A
Bank cormorants
B
African penguins
C
Cape gannets
D
Kelp gulls
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