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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 June 2016

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1

The mural-size canvas painted in oils, known as "Guernica", was painted by whom?

A
Pablo Picasso
B
Vincent van Gogh
C
Leonardo da Vinci
D
Jackson Pollock
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2

Who married Sir Winston Churchill?

A
Barbara Rosebery
B
Geraldine Primrose
C
Jacqueline St Helier
D
Clementine Hozier
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3

What usually completes the phrase "to spoil the ship for a ha'porth of ..."?

A
Care
B
Canvas
C
Rum
D
Tar
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4

Where are the sacred sites of Oweynagat and the Hill of Tara?

A
South America
B
Brittany
C
Ireland
D
Italy
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5

On 22 January 1955 sportsman Joe Davis scored the first officially recognised what?

A
Maximum break in a snooker game
B
Hat trick in underwater hockey
C
Record speed in the Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
D
The first skateboard Caballerial in competition
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6

Which naval battle took place in December 1939, the second naval battle in the events for the Second World War?

A
Operation Rösselsprung
B
Battle of the River Plate
C
Battle of Danzig Bay
D
Battle of the Denmark Strait
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7

What would you expect to find in the Materials Library, opened at UCL in London, UK, in March 2013?

A
A collection of the most unusual materials in the world, and a studio for hands-on research
B
Textbooks for specialist fabric research
C
Samples of world textiles and weaving techniques
D
Samples of advanced and sustainable materials and processes
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