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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2016

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The devotional book of hours (prayers appropriate for every hour) created initially in the early 15th century by the Limbourg brothers for the Duc de Berry is famous for what?

A
It was prepared by the same house that produced the erotic and tragic fiction "The Decameron"
B
The texts are in the common tongue instead of Latin
C
It was the third book printed by Gutenberg with moveable metal type
D
Its Gothic highly coloured illuminations
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2

The embroidered linen mural, the Bayeux Tapestry, tells one side of what military story?

A
The Norman Conquest of England in 1066
B
The Trojan War
C
The Battle of Agincourt
D
The sack of Carthage
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3

Which 20th century US novelist wrote "Of Mice and Men", "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden"?

A
Ernest Hemingway
B
John Steinbeck
C
Wilbur Smith
D
Stephen King
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4

Who won the 1986 World Cup Squash title, breaking another player's five year unbeaten run?

A
Jansher Khan
B
Jahangir Khan
C
Ross Norman
D
Chris Dittmar
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5

Where and what is Mosi-oa-Tunya?

A
A waterfall, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe
B
A 19th century Zulu battlefield, South Africa
C
A tree, Woodbush Forest Reserve, South Africa
D
A volcano, Ethiopia
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6

Who were the lollards?

A
Followers of John Wycliffe in the 14th and 15th centuries
B
A group of unemployed who rioted in London in 1982
C
The inventors of the reclining lounge chair in 1961
D
The first unionists, from Tolpuddle, England, in 1834
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7

Which continent is the hoatzin native to?

A
Central Asia
B
Australia
C
Africa
D
South America
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