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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 May 2016

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1

Where was the testing ground for British nuclear weapons in 1957?

A
Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, in the Pacific
B
Greenham Common
C
Christmas Island, in the Indian Ocean
D
Christmas Island, one of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, in the Pacific
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2

In plays performed "in the round" where does the audience sit in relation to the playing area?

A
On all sides
B
In a semicircle in front
C
They are the playing area - the actors play in among the audience
D
On both sides
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3

If you sailed directly West from Bordeaux, France, which of these harbours would be your nearest landfall on the other side of the Atlantic?

A
New York
B
Montreal
C
Miami
D
Kingston, Jamaica
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4

From 1971 to 1992 who was awarded the Ballon d'Or in football the most times?

A
Marco van Basten
B
Johann Cruyff
C
Michel Platini
D
All three were first equal
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5

In parts of the UK what does "tethera" mean?

A
Tied
B
Three
C
Different
D
Vacillate
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6

Over the course of 17 years from 1985 to 2002 what did actor Whoopi Goldberg complete, one of only twelve people to do so?

A
SOHO
B
EGOT
C
MA
D
CON
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7

If a forest fire reaches a hill how does it change?

A
It does not change
B
It slows down
C
It dies out
D
It accelerates
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