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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 June 2016

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1

What name was given to the fossils, discovered in 2004, of humans with large feet, that stood about a metre high?

A
Peking man
B
Homo hobbitus
C
Homo floresiensis
D
Piltdown man
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2

Which psychological thriller film was the first appearance for Angela Lansbury (currently in long-running US TV serial "Murder She Wrote") and won its lead actress her first Academy Award for Best Actress?

A
Gaslight (1944)
B
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
C
Casablanca (1942)
D
Spellbound (1945)
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3

Which residence of Scots kings was built next to a ruined abbey by James IV, and rebuilt by Charles II?

A
St James Palace
B
Windsor Castle
C
Edinburgh Castle
D
Holyrood
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4

A bodhrán, tabor, pandeiro and bongo are types of what?

A
African percussion
B
Cold soup
C
Drum
D
Headdress
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5

The names of Maradona, Platini and Cruyff are associated with what World Championships?

A
Tennis
B
Football (soccer)
C
Cricket
D
Swimming
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6

The leader of the Catholic Church in England is based where?

A
Durham
B
Canterbury
C
Glasgow
D
Westminster
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7

Which is the last major military engagement of the American Civil War?

A
Battle of Five Forks
B
Battle of Nashville
C
Battle of Cedar Creek
D
Siege of Petersburg
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