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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 August 2016

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What name was given to the group of English artists which included Holman Hunt, Rossetti and Millais who, in 1848, broke away from the conventional art of the day with the idea of returning to the primitive outlook of the early Italian painters?

A
Renaissance men
B
Impressionists
C
Pre-Raphaelites
D
Cubists
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2

On 3 November 1902 a telephone cable was opened between Vancouver, Canada, and where?

A
Tokyo, Japan
B
Queensland, Australia
C
Mumbai, India
D
London, England
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3

Between which latitudes north does the southern border between Canada and the United States of America run?

A
40 and 50 degrees
B
45 and 50 degrees
C
45 and 55 degrees
D
40 and 45 degrees
Select from the options above.
4

English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson's ventures also include what?

A
International water delivery
B
Franchising worm farms
C
Engineless cars
D
Developing commercial craft for sub-orbital space flight
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5

Tinnitus affects which part of the body?

A
Lungs
B
Feet
C
Ears
D
Knees
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6

Where in Europe would you go to attend the World Backgammon Championship?

A
Paris
B
Monaco
C
London
D
Geneva
Select from the options above.
7

Where does the word donnybrook, synonymous with a riot, come from?

A
A fair in Ireland
B
An Irish rabble-rouser
C
A river in County Cork that is prone to flood
D
An alternative name for the parliament of the Republic of Ireland
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