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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 December 2016

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1

Who began producing accounts of debates in the British parliament in 1803, the work continued by his family until it was taken over by the staff of "The Times" in 1895?

A
Thomas Hansard
B
Samuel Pepys
C
James Boswell
D
Daniel Defoe
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2

These are the last lines of which play: STANLEY: Now honey. Now love. Now now love. Now, now love. Now, love ... STEVE: This game is seven-card stud.

A
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams
B
"An Inspector Calls" by J B Priestley
C
"Daisy Pulls It Off" by Denise Deegan
D
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
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3

The board for which game has 121 indentations arranged to form a six-pointed star, with ten indentations in each triangular star-point of the hexagram, and 61 within its hexagon?

A
Chinese Checkers
B
Parcheesi
C
Ludo
D
Mastermind
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4

What popular name was given to the British 8th Army in World War II?

A
Scorpions
B
Golden Salamanders
C
Desert Foxes
D
Desert Rats
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5

Which of these is an example of the law of conservation of momentum?

A
The recoil of a gun
B
A stone rolling down a hill
C
A waterfall
D
Ice skating
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6

Where was a peace agreement signed between the FARC guerrillas and the Colombian government on 26 September 2016?

A
Cartagena, Colombia
B
Bogotá, Colombia
C
San José, Costa Rica
D
Punta Galinas, Colombia
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7

Where is the traditional home of balsamic vinegar?

A
Italy
B
Argentina
C
India
D
Wales
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