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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2016

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1

Where was the first international cyclo-cross championship race in 1924 held?

A
New York, USA
B
Birmingham, UK
C
Toronto, Canada
D
Paris, France
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2

What was the colloquial name given to women volunteers to the US Navy during the second world war?

A
WRENS
B
WAVES
C
WAAFS
D
WREKS
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3

What is the French name for Lake Geneva?

A
Lac Leman
B
Lake Geneva
C
Lac du Suisse
D
Clermont-Ferrand
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4

Which character is the first to die in the British TV soap "Coronation Street" (in the seventh episode)?

A
Mary Hardman
B
Elsie Tanner
C
Ena Sharples
D
Minnie Caldwell
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5

Who, as the world's oldest person at the time according to the Guinness Book of records, died in January 2009?

A
Rip van Winkle
B
Maria Magdalena
C
Gartfida Baines
D
Maria de Jesus
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6

In April 1998 the death of Pol Pot, defeated Cambodian dictator, was recorded as being due to what?

A
Execution
B
Malaria
C
Heart failure at home in bed
D
Failure of his parachute in a skydive
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7

In which of these are all of a horse's feet off the ground at the same time?

A
Walk
B
Canter
C
Trot
D
Gallop
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