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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2016

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1

What is the name of the arts programme made for British television from 1978 that is identified with Melvyn Bragg?

A
The Generation Game
B
Arts on Sunday
C
Artsville
D
The South Bank Show
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2

Who had hit records with "Long Tall Sally" and "Good Golly Miss Molly"?

A
Bo Diddley
B
Jerry Lee Lewis
C
Chuck Berry
D
Little Richard
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3

The Scandinavian drink, Lillehammer Berry Liqueur, is made from what berries?

A
Cranberries
B
Red currants
C
Gooseberries
D
Lingonberries
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4

What name is given to the unit of electrical power represented by a current of 1 ampere flowing through a circuit whose potential difference is 1 volt?

A
Ohm
B
Watt
C
Kilowatt
D
Amstrong
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5

Which territory has abandoned its capital city of Plymouth and has Brades as a de facto capital?

A
Falkland Islands
B
Montserrat
C
Anguilla
D
Pitcairn Islands
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6

Three Americans, artist Samuel F. B. Morse, physicist Joseph Henry, and machinist and inventor Alfred Vail, developed what in the 1830s?

A
An electrical telegraph system
B
A type of chair for cinemas
C
A stockbroker's code
D
A ball for basketball
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7

What official world speed record for a shuttlecock in badminton, was set on 3 June 2005 by Fu Haifeng?

A
332 km/h (206 mph)
B
305 km/h (189 mph)
C
345 km/h (214 mph)
D
298 km/h (185 mph)
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