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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2016

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1

What occasioned the death of Mumtaz Mahal in 1631, at the age of 37?

A
A heart attack while dancing for her husband
B
Poison administered by other wives in the harem
C
Fall from horseback while hunting with her husband
D
Childbirth, while accompanying her husband in a military campaign
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2

Which film starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton was set mainly on a ship at sea?

A
The Old Man and the Sea
B
It Happened One Night
C
Men Against The Sea
D
Mutiny on the Bounty
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3

Galvanised steel is steel which has been treated with what other metal?

A
Mercury
B
Zinc
C
Silver
D
Gold
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4

What marks a horse's graduating to join the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in the UK?

A
The rump is branded with a crown and the initials RHA
B
The horse's mane is shaven
C
It is paraded with other graduates down the Mall
D
It is given a stall in the Royal Mews
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5

What was the comedy, poetry and music trio, active from 1964 to 1977, from Liverpool, England, made up of Mike McGear (a.k.a. Peter Michael McCartney), Roger McGough and John Gorman, that made the hit singles "Thank U Very Much" and "Lily the Pink"?

A
Hogsnort Rupert
B
The Scaffold
C
The Tweedles
D
The Goodies
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6

Which computer game takes place in Liberty City, Vice City and San Andreas, which suffer from rampant crime, feuding between crime syndicates, random acts of violence from street gangs, organized thievery and murder, and corrupt city officials and police?

A
The SIMS
B
Myst
C
Grand Theft Auto
D
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
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7

Lake Erie is connected to Lake Ontario by which river?

A
Potomac
B
Colorado
C
Missouri
D
Niagara
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