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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 October 2016

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1

The film actor Maurice Micklewhite is better known by what name?

A
Clark Gable
B
Michael Caine
C
Anthony Hopkins
D
Steve Martin
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2

In which sport did Olympic gold medallists Roger Ducret, Lucien Gaudin, Laura Flessel-Colovic, Gaston Alibert, Pascale Trinquet, Christian d'Oriola, Jehan Buhan and Albert Robert Ayat represent France?

A
Cycling
B
Fencing
C
Canoeing
D
Swimming
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3

What ampihibia are native to Europe and Asia, with 4 fingers and five toes, one species of which ejects a white poisonous fluid from the glands in the skin?

A
Cobra
B
Tuatara
C
Salamander
D
Tapir
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4

New Zealand historian Michael King has specialised in what area?

A
Russian Arctic exploration
B
Maori history since European settlement in New Zealand
C
Japanese earthquake research
D
Seafood recipes
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5

Which cakes were named after a baker who lived in Bath?

A
Neenish
B
Eccles
C
Anzac
D
Sally Lun
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6

What was the first name of Beatrix Potter's character called Puddleduck?

A
Peter
B
Jeremy
C
Jemima
D
Mrs.
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7

Where was the city Thonis-Heracleion?

A
Near Anatolia
B
At the southern tip of the island of Crete
C
On the island of Santorini
D
At the mouth of the Nile
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