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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 September 2016

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1

In the acronym PAL, used in the television industry, what does the "L" stand for?

A
Line
B
Limit
C
Look
D
Learn
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2

The long-running British television show "Jim'll Fix It " (1975-1994) subsequently became infamous in the light of subsequently revealed actions by whom?

A
Rolf Harris
B
Jimmy Savile
C
Jim Henson
D
Jimmy Fallon
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3

In 1998, who was the oldest woman to have a #1 hit single in the UK?

A
Barbra Streisand
B
Tina Turner
C
Bette Midler
D
Cher
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4

Outremer was the Western term applied originally to a number of states established following what?

A
The Battle of Lepanto (1571)
B
The First World War (1914-18)
C
The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453)
D
The First Crusade (1095–1099)
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5

Which former champion sportsperson was known for the phrase "You cannot be serious"?

A
John McEnroe
B
O.J. Simpson
C
Mike Tyson
D
Donald Trump
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6

Most of the coastline of the southern half of Africa is characterised by what?

A
Plains
B
Swamp
C
Narrow mountain ranges
D
Fiord-like inlets
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7

What does the Russian word "dacha" refer to?

A
Unit of currency
B
A summer, or seasonal second, home
C
Small tree-dwelling rodent similar to squirrels
D
A saucepan
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