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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 September 2016

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1

Hadrian's Wall, built following 122 AD, stretches for 73 miles from Solway Firth to where?

A
The Firth of Forth
B
Settle
C
Carlisle
D
Wallsend-on-Tyne
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2

What is the term given to the tilt of an aeroplane about its longitudinal axis?

A
Bank
B
Dive
C
Dip
D
Pan
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3

According to the 1962 film "The Day of the Triffids", what was fatal to the triffids?

A
Gunfire
B
Electric shocks
C
Aphids
D
Salt water
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4

The aim of which board game, which is based on one created in India around 500 BC, is to move pawns from the "nest" to "home"?

A
Snakes and Ladders
B
Ludo
C
Parcheesi
D
Draughts
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5

Who wrote "Moll Flanders", "Captain Singleton", "Colonel Jack" and "Roxanna"?

A
Agatha Christie
B
Georges Sand
C
Daniel Defoe
D
Neville Shute
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6

What ancient structures have been recorded and excavated as being built for tombs, religious and monumental use, throughout China, India, Nubia (southern Egypt and Sudan), Middle America, Greece, Mesopotamia, and Egypt?

A
Pagodas
B
Wigwams
C
Igloos
D
Pyramids
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7

In the USA which birds are reportedly most often involved with aircraft in bird strike?

A
Pigeons and doves
B
Gulls
C
Raptors
D
Waterfowl
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