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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 June 2016

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1

What nationality was the band Trio which launched the hit song "Da Da Da" in 1981?

A
French
B
Scottish
C
American
D
German
Select from the options above.
2

Which country is led in 2016, in fact though not in name, by someone held by the country under house arrest for almost 15 of the 21 years from 1989 to 2010?

A
Thailand
B
Kampuchea
C
Singapore
D
Myanmar/Burma
Select from the options above.
3

When Warren Hastings, returning from a term as Governor-General in 1786, was impeached (and acquitted) where had he been in office?

A
New Zealand
B
Hong Kong
C
America
D
India
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4

What nationality was J Landy, who broke Roger Bannister's record for the mile of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds by recording 3 minutes 58 seconds on 21 June 1954?

A
English
B
Australian
C
New Zealander
D
Scottish
Select from the options above.
5

What phrase is frequently heard in London Underground stations?

A
Howzat!
B
Cleared to land
C
Look out below
D
Mind the gap
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6

A form of invasive toxic freshwater algal bloom known as blue-green is caused by what?

A
Egeria densa
B
Didymosphenia geminata
C
Cyanobacteria
D
Viridrillia cervina
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these was last to occupy the post of British Prime Minister?

A
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
B
Sir Winston Churchill
C
Sir Harold Macmillan
D
Sir Anthony Eden
Select from the options above.
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