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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2016

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1

For which novel, a study of provincial life published in 1856, was the author, Gustave Flaubert, and his publisher prosecuted for "an offence against morals"?

A
Madame Bovary
B
Lady Chatterley's Lover
C
Salome
D
Fanny Hill
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2

The ISU is the body governing various competitive disciplines in what field?

A
Ski flying
B
Squash
C
Skating
D
Sledracing
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3

What is the capital of the state of North Dakota, USA?

A
Pierre
B
Fargo
C
Bismarck
D
Sioux Falls
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4

Which Russian author wrote "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina"?

A
Boris Pasternak
B
Henrik Ibsen
C
Leo Tolstoy
D
Yuri Gagarin
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5

Amortisation is similar to … ?

A
Embalming
B
Depreciation
C
Marriage
D
Bevelling
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6

When Major-General Benedict Arnold of the US Army planned to surrender West Point in 1780 to whom did he plan to surrender?

A
His tailor
B
Local Indian chief
C
French government
D
British Army
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7

What is the name for a straight line drawn from the centre of a circle to the circumference?

A
Arc
B
Diameter
C
Radius
D
Tangent
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