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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 December 2016

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Who is the writer credited on the 2016 play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", the 8th in the Harry Potter series of tales?

A
Jamie Parker
B
J.K. Rowling
C
John Tiffany
D
Jack Thorne
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2

Which film features a large green, earwax-eating "hero"?

A
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
B
Green Lantern (2011)
C
Green Hornet (2011)
D
Shrek (2001)
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3

Which of these places in England is the most northerly?

A
Manchester
B
Middlesbrough
C
Maidstone
D
Milton Keynes
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4

In 1828 the Netherlands claimed the western half of what is now known as Papua New Guinea from what country?

A
China
B
Germany
C
UK
D
Spain
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5

Which of these drinks is a variety of sherry?

A
Manzanilla
B
Vanilla
C
Mangione
D
Mombasa
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6

How are the fields of study of myrmecology, isopterology and melittology similar?

A
They relate to Cretaceous reptiles
B
They are studies of various metals
C
They all relate to insects
D
They are studies of fish parasites
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7

Runner Caster Semenya, the subject of extensive press coverage after gender testing following her win in the women's 800m at Berlin in August 2009, was from which country?

A
Jamaica
B
South Africa
C
Bermuda
D
England
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