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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 November 2016

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1

Who created the character of Doctor Frankenstein?

A
George Eliot
B
Baroness Orczy
C
Mary Shelley
D
Emily Bronte
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2

Because of the speed at which the earth and the moon move relative to the sun, a total solar eclipse can never last more than how long?

A
7 minutes 31 seconds
B
1 day
C
1 year
D
2 hours 3 minutes 15 seconds
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3

Where was the 1825 Decembrist Uprising?

A
China
B
Russia
C
France
D
UK
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4

What is blanching?

A
Covering in flour
B
Removing the skin
C
Cutting off the flowers
D
Immersing briefly in hot water
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5

It is in Rwanda, delivers 8.5 megawatts of power and is designed so that, from a bird’s-eye view, it resembles the shape of the African continent; what is it?

A
The first major solar power farm in east Africa
B
Nyabarongo Dam
C
A windmill farm
D
Nuclear power station
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6

Which board game depends on each competitor drawing destination cards, railway car cards and locomotive cards?

A
Ticket To Ride
B
Think I'm Gonna Be Sad
C
Great Western Railway
D
Chattanooga Choo Choo
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7

Which painter, born in Delft, produced works including "The Woman With A Water Jug", "The Pianist" and "The Lacemaker"?

A
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
B
Carel Fabritius
C
Jan Vermeer
D
Vincent van Gogh
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