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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 December 2016

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1

What are matzoh balls, or kneidelach, traditionally served in?

A
Thick chicken sauce
B
Fish soup
C
Chicken broth
D
Stuffed in fish
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2

What is the Olympic motto?

A
Cave canem
B
Semper fidelis
C
Caveat emptor
D
Citius, Altius, Fortius
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3

What is the popular name for Sirius, which is 9 light years from Earth?

A
The Dog Star
B
Rigel
C
Betelgeuse
D
Eight Mile
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4

What, in 1929, made the first voyage around the world by air ?

A
Graf Zeppelin
B
Spirit of St. Louis
C
Thrust II
D
Bluebird 2
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5

Why was the "Top Gear" television programme presenting team, for 27 years headed by Jeremy Clarkson, changed in 2015?

A
Viewing figures slumped
B
Clarkson punched the producer of the programme and was sacked
C
The presenting team died in a plane crash
D
Prospective guests on the programme all refused to deal with the presenters
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6

Which of these countries has land lying on the equator?

A
Equatorial Guinea
B
Borneo, Indonesia
C
India
D
Vietnam
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7

What fictional village was the setting for Dylan Thomas's "Under Milkwood", a 1954 play for radio later adapted for the stage?

A
Llareggub
B
At Swim-Two-Birds
C
Dylath-Leen
D
Puckoon
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