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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 May 2016

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Under which British monarch was Warren Hastings appointed first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William (Bengal) and the head of the Supreme Council of Bengal, effectively the first Governor-General of India?

A
George III
B
Victoria
C
William IV
D
George IV
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2

What is the series "yan....giggot" most likely to be?

A
Favourite names in the Orkney Islands
B
A method of counting sheep, one to twenty
C
A list of common plants suitable for planting on sea shores
D
Cuts of mutton
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3

Who was the first President of what later became the United States of America?

A
John Hancock
B
George Washington
C
Peyton Randolph
D
Benjamin Franklin
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4

Where or what is the Circle of Willis?

A
A Colleen Callaghan braided hair style
B
A stone circle southwest of Stonehenge
C
A Fokine ballet
D
A ring of blood vessels at the base of the brain
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5

Peter Snell, who set 5 individual world running records, was part of a team that set a new four by 1 mile relay record and won 2 Olympic golds for 800 metres (1960 Rome & 1964 Tokyo) and a gold for 1500 metres (1964 Tokyo), represented which country?

A
Austria
B
New Zealand
C
Kenya
D
India
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6

Which of these is not a character in the TV series "Friends".

A
Chandler
B
Kramer
C
Joey
D
Ross
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7

The New Zealand government proposes to create a 620,000 sq km Ocean Sanctuary in 2016 round what island or islands?

A
Stewart Island
B
The Kermadecs
C
Campbell Island
D
The Auckland Islands
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