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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 August 2016

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Time On Our Hands, which held the record for the highest UK audience for a sitcom episode from 1996 for over ten years, is from which TV series?

A
Only Fools and Horses
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
The Good Life
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2

What are faience, raku and majolica?

A
Kinds of earthenware
B
Oil paints
C
Folk dances
D
Types of intricate interlaced curling patterns
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3

Who was the first Republican president of the USA?

A
Herbert Hoover
B
Bill Clinton
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Abraham Lincoln
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4

What river holds the unusual Moconá Falls (also called the Yucumã Falls)?

A
Paraná River
B
Potaro River
C
Uruguay River
D
Bogotá River
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5

Which of these is an acute infectious fever characterised by a rash which, after going through stages, dries up and leaves permanent scarring?

A
Smallpox
B
Mumps
C
Whooping cough
D
Measles
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6

The first women's Olympic competition for gymnastics, at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, involved only which type of activity?

A
Synchronized calisthenics
B
Weightlifting
C
Handstands
D
Standing still
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7

Which country suffered the largest number of deaths from a tsunami on 26 December 2004?

A
India
B
Ceylon
C
Indonesia
D
Somalia
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