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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 November 2016

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1

In which field is British artist Sir Antony Gormley best known?

A
Culloden
B
Rap music
C
Sculpture
D
Snooker
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2

Which 19th century Russian novelist wrote "Crime and Punishment", "The Idiot", "The Possessed", "The Brothers Karamazov" and "The House of the Dead"?

A
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
B
Constantin Stanislavski
C
Anton Chekhov
D
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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3

In 2012 the Royal Mint in the United Kingdom did what?

A
Printed no replacement coins of any kind
B
Struck a £1 coin with the Royal Shield on one side
C
Updated the royal portrait used on all coins
D
Struck 50p coins with designs showing various sports on one side
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4

The Yucatan Channel is between which two countries?

A
Mexico and Cuba
B
Nicaragua and Jamaica
C
Honduras and Cuba
D
Jamaica and Mexico
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5

Where are grackles native?

A
The Americas
B
The Camargue in southern France
C
Northern Africa
D
The Romanche Trench
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6

What is the name for an elaborate seat, frequently with a canopy, strapped to the back of an elephant?

A
Hoopla
B
Hookah
C
Howzat
D
Howdah
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7

A peace camp was established at which RAF base in Berkshire, England from 1981 to 2000 to protest at nuclear weapons being sited there?

A
Greenham Common
B
Marston Moor
C
Hampstead Heath
D
Yorkshire moors
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