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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 June 2016

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1

What would you be expected to do with aspic?

A
Eat it
B
Sit on it
C
Spray it under your armpits
D
Wash with it
Select from the options above.
2

The Scrabble game board is marked with what sized grid?

A
32 by 32
B
8 by 8
C
16 by 16
D
15 by 15
Select from the options above.
3

The Göta Canal connects Göteborg, Sweden, with which body of water?

A
Baltic Sea
B
Red Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Mediterranean Sea
Select from the options above.
4

According to a book by former British foreign secretary Lord Owen, which world leader collapsed while sitting on a sofa watching a football game in 2002?

A
Vladimir Putin
B
Tony Blair
C
George W Bush
D
Nicolas Sarkozy
Select from the options above.
5

With what is the American inventor Philo Taylor Farnsworth particularly associated?

A
A method of learning Morse Code
B
Pulp magazine "Weird Tales"
C
Farnsworth Art Museum, Maine, USA
D
Invention of the first fully electronic TV
Select from the options above.
6

"Jessica", the theme tune of the TV programme "Top Gear", was originally recorded by whom?

A
The Allman Brothers Band
B
Eric Clapton
C
Fleetwood Mac
D
Chicken Shack
Select from the options above.
7

The de facto first Governor-General of India, Warren Hastings, was impeached (and acquitted), on his return to England in 1786, on what grounds?

A
Poor budgeting
B
Failing to return enough profit to the British Government
C
Misconduct, particularly mismanagement and personal corruption
D
Persistent and flagrant marital infidelities
Select from the options above.
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