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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 August 2016

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What mountain system in the USA stretches over 1500 miles south to Alabama, through which pass the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys?

A
Adirondacks
B
Appalachians
C
Rockies
D
Sierra Nevada
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2

In 1922 the Anglo-Irish Treaty was concluded (allowing for the Irish Free State), insulin first treated diabetes successfully, James Joyce's "Ulysses" was published, and what else?

A
Theodore Roosevelt, President of the USA, died
B
Hitler's "Mein Kampf" was published
C
Krakatoa erupted
D
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formed
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3

What is the traditional name for someone who draws up contracts?

A
Slaverer
B
Scratcher
C
Scrivener
D
Ostler
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4

Which species of llama from Peru and Chile is known for its soft, fine hair?

A
Angora
B
Veruca
C
Vicuna
D
Taffeta
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5

How large is the team paddling in championship dragon boat racing usually?

A
2
B
20
C
4
D
100
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6

Which author, born in Boston Massachusetts, wrote "Nature", "Representative Men" and "English Treats"?

A
Ralph Vaughan Williams
B
Ralph Waldo Emerson
C
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
D
Ernest Hemingway
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7

The rest is silence are the dying words of which Shakespearean character?

A
Richard III
B
Macbeth
C
Hamlet
D
Cleopatra
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