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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 November 2016

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When King George V proclaimed the Royal Arms of Canada in 1921 and made red and white Canada's official colours, the red came from Saint George's Cross; where did the white come from?

A
The colour of the King's favourite coat
B
One of the French national colours since the 15th century
C
The snow and ice of northern Canada
D
The King could not agree on any other colour
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2

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." This is known as what?

A
The Olympic Creed
B
The Olympic Oath
C
The Olympic Slogan
D
The Olympic Tag-line
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3

Which Scottish poet and novelist is famous for the poem "The Lady Of The Lake", and the novels "Heart of Midlothian", "Ivanhoe" and the "Waverley" novels?

A
Charles Kingsley
B
Robert Burns
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Sir Walter Scott
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4

Which of these mountain ranges is not found in New Guinea?

A
Owen Stanley Ranges
B
Nassau Range
C
Musgrave Ranges
D
Bismarck Ranges
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5

When they played together between 1966 and 1968, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker & Eric Clapton were known as what band?

A
The Bluesbreakers
B
Derek and the Dominos
C
Blind Faith
D
Cream
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6

What are buckyballs?

A
A weapon used by Captain America's sidekick
B
Aniseed flavoured hard boiled confectionery balls
C
The germ in the centre of buckwheat grains
D
Geodesic dome forms of carbon molecules
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7

According to the nursery rhyme, who was Humpty Dumpty?

A
Boy
B
Egg
C
King's man
D
It doesn't say
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