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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 March 2016

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1

Who wrote "The Coming of the Fairies" (1921) which shows he was apparently convinced of the veracity of photographs of fairies, in which he theorised about the nature and existence of fairies and spirits?

A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
T S Eliot
C
Noël Coward
D
Oscar Wilde
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2

What is a navigation instrument used until the 18th century to measure the angles between heavenly bodies, or between them and the horizon?

A
Theodolite
B
Sextant
C
Quadrant
D
Astrolabe
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3

In 1997 Bougainville gained autonomy within Papua New Guinea, after negotiations brokered by what country?

A
New Zealand
B
Australia
C
France
D
USA
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4

Excluding Antarctica, which continent reaches the furthest south?

A
South America
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
Asia
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5

What does sauerkraut traditionally consist of?

A
Finely shredded cabbage, fermented by various lactic acid bacteria
B
Rice, cooked flaked fish & hard boiled eggs
C
Chopped pickled vegetables and spice
D
A savoury sauce of melted cheese and other ingredients, served hot on toast
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6

What is the William Webb Ellis Cup awarded for?

A
Winning the women's singles at Wimbledon
B
Winning the America's Cup yachting race
C
Winning the Rugby World Cup Championship
D
Winning the world slalom championship
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7

The seventh film in what series was released in December 2015 to audience and critical acclaim and a record box office take in the first month?

A
Twilight
B
Riddick
C
Star Wars
D
James Bond
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