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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 July 2016

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1

What does the term "to spend a penny" mean?

A
To have a haircut
B
To make a bad bargain
C
To make a down payment on a purchase
D
To urinate
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2

Which of the first four monarchs of England after the Norman Conquest in 1066 - William I, II, Henry I, and Stephen - died of old age and illness?

A
William I
B
All of them
C
Stephen
D
Henry I
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3

In the myths and legends of which country does Queen Maeve, or Medb, figure?

A
Cornwall
B
Ireland
C
Scotland
D
England
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4

The fictional story teller Uncle Remus narrates stories about what character?

A
Br'er Rabbit
B
Asterix
C
Tintin
D
Winnie the Pooh
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5

What is the most common colour of a topaz?

A
Green
B
Blue
C
Yellow
D
Brown
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6

What is the dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada that was completed in 1935?

A
Grand Coulee Dam
B
Aswan Dam
C
Three Gorges Dam
D
Hoover Dam
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7

On Christmas Day 1914 during World War I, there was an unofficial truce between British and German troops at various places along the lines. In sub-zero temperatures in no-man's land near Armentieres, France, the soldiers played what game?

A
Baseball
B
Football
C
Cricket
D
Lacrosse
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