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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 October 2016

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1

Who died in 1972, which led to the accession of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark?

A
King Albert II
B
King Harald V
C
King Carl XVI Gustaf
D
King Frederik IX
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2

What is entombed in a cenotaph?

A
Nothing
B
The unknown soldier
C
Army personnel killed in a local battle
D
Animals killed in warfare
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3

The first what was sent from "L'Illustration", Paris, to the London "Daily Mirror" on 8 November 1907?

A
International news story, by teleprinter
B
Newspaper photograph, by cable
C
Live interview, by radio
D
International news story, by telephone
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4

Which among these is the Zomia area considered to include?

A
Fiji
B
Hungary
C
The Russian Arctic
D
The mountains of Southwest China
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5

How many "bones" are usually used in a game of knucklebones?

A
5 or 10
B
18
C
4
D
8
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6

A statement of the kind "a + b = c" is an intrinsic part of what form of mathematics?

A
Fractal geometry
B
Trigonometry
C
Set theory
D
Algebra
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7

These are the last lines of which play: "I made the last payment on the house today. Today, dear. And there'll be nobody home. We're free and clear. We're free. We're free ... We're free ..."

A
"The Grapes of Wrath" by Frank Galati
B
"The Scottish Play" by Michael Holiday
C
"Man of the Moment" by Alan Ayckbourn
D
"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller
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