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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2016

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1

A vestry is a feature of what sort of building?

A
Lighthouse
B
Factory
C
Town Hall
D
Church
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2

Which fictional character in the land of Oz, created by L. Frank Baum, is sometimes named "Locasta" or "Tattypoo"?

A
The Good Witch of the North
B
The heroine, usually called Dorothy
C
Dorothy's dog
D
The Wicked Witch of the West
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3

Who, having been a Lieutenant General with three stars on his epaulettes, was posthumously appointed "General of the Armies of the United States" by a congressional joint resolution in 1976, with an effective appointment date of 4 July 1976?

A
George S. Patton
B
George Washington
C
Stonewall Jackson
D
Ulysses S. Grant
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4

Which race when first run on 30 September 1906 from Paris, France, was won by Frank Purdy Lahm of the USA who, with co-pilot Henry Hersey, reached the northeast coast of England?

A
Le Mans 24 Hour Race
B
The Tourist Trophy Race
C
The RAC Rally
D
The Gordon Bennett Cup race
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5

Where are the almost the only mountainous areas near the African coast of the Red Sea?

A
Libya
B
Eritrea
C
Egypt
D
Ethiopia
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6

George Fox is associated with the founding of which religion?

A
The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
B
Seventh Day Adventists
C
Mormons
D
Plymouth Brethren
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7

What was the last engineering work completed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

A
Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar River
B
Great Eastern steamship
C
Paddington Station for the Great Western Railway
D
Clifton Suspension Bridge
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