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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 October 2016

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1

Loch Ness is part of which canal?

A
Glasgow
B
Bristol
C
Edinburgh
D
Caledonian
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2

In opera, what is the name given to the person responsible for coaching singers and playing the piano for music and production rehearsals?

A
Glissando
B
Chanteuse
C
Librettist
D
Répétiteur
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3

What is another name for the type of animal called poatsoj (in some Sami languages), tuktu (in the eastern Arctic), and caribou?

A
Musk ox
B
Moose
C
Elk
D
Reindeer
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4

How many kings of France were named Louis?

A
16
B
18
C
20
D
21
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5

The first Victoria Crosses, Britain's highest military order, were made from what material?

A
Bronze from Russian guns captured at Sebastopol
B
Pure silver
C
Nickel and brass from coins recently taken out of circulation
D
Gold confiscated from pillaging British soldiers at Mafeking
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6

Ban Ki Moon retired in 2016, as his elected term ended, from which internationally known position?

A
Dalai Lama
B
Pope of the Catholic Church
C
Head of Formula One
D
Secretary-General of the United Nations
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7

The Stanley Cup, the oldest professional sports trophy in North America, commissioned in 1892, is awarded in which sport?

A
Lacrosse
B
Field hockey
C
Baseball
D
Ice hockey
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