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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2016

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1

What fictional village was the setting for a 1963 novel by Spike Milligan?

A
Puckoon
B
Spitoon
C
Llareggub
D
Erewhon
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2

Who was "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"?

A
Quasimodo
B
Frankenstein
C
Sasquatch
D
Les Miserable
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3

How is an ice hockey puck prepared for a game?

A
It is painted green to increase visibility for TV broadcasts
B
It is polished to increase slideability
C
It is heated to increase flexibility
D
It is frozen to reduce bouncing during the game
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4

A species of the plant artemisia used to be a main ingredient in what drink?

A
Vermouth
B
Gin
C
Bitters
D
Poteen
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5

Where is the Klondike River?

A
Yukon Territory, Canada
B
Alaska, USA
C
British Columbia, Canada
D
Saskatchewan, Canada
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6

An axolotl is the larva or early form of what?

A
Tortoise
B
Frog
C
Crocodile
D
Salamander
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7

What word came to mean a disparaging description of British merchants who returned to Britain, having made a fortune in India, was originally the title for a provincial governor or viceroy of specific parts of India?

A
Sahib
B
Pukka
C
Nabob
D
Panjandrum
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