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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 December 2016

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1

Two of the three tallest mountain peaks in Africa are in which country?

A
Tanzania
B
Kenya
C
Uganda
D
Democratic Republic of Congo
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2

The stoop, or dive, of which bird can reach more than 330 km/h (205 mph)?

A
Gyrfalcon
B
Eurasian Hobby
C
Golden Eagle
D
Peregrine
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3

Sarah Radclyffe and who else was behind the 1983 formation of Working Films, which was the company behind films such as "My Beautiful Laundrette", "Four Weddings and a Funeral", "The Big Lebowski", "The Theory of Everything" and "The Danish Girl"?

A
Liza Chasin
B
Eric Fellner
C
Tim Bevan
D
Natascha Wharton
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4

Who, with his crew, was credited as being the first person to circumnavigate the continents of North and South America, including a transit of the Northwest Passage?

A
Sir John Franklin
B
Roald Amundsen
C
Captain Buchan
D
Sir Robert McClure
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5

What colour or colours predominate in Aubrey Beardsley's works?

A
Pale blue, green and gold
B
Red and gold
C
White and dark sepia
D
Black and white
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6

Which of these is the highest poker hand?

A
Royal flush
B
Flush
C
Full house
D
Straight flush
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7

What was the destination of a number of caged chickens which were found abandoned, starving, dehydrated, and (in the case of 35 of them) drowned, in the streets of Brooklyn, New York, in late 2005?

A
A Williamsburg egg-producing farm
B
The Denbight & Flint poultry show
C
The local Kentucky Fried Chicken slaughter house
D
Use in a Jewish atonement ritual
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