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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 December 2016

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1

Sim, a two-player game designed to be played with pencil and paper, calls for the players to do what?

A
Find the quickest path through a maze
B
Avoid creating triangles in a basket of lines connecting 6 vertices
C
Draw the most recognisable character from the "The Sims"
D
Play a chess game from the Siberian International Masters repertoire
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2

The northern-most point of which of these countries is the furthest north?

A
Norway
B
Sweden
C
Finland
D
Iceland
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3

What was the motto of the arms of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and Anne?

A
Mon Dieu Et Mon Droit
B
Semper Eadem
C
Je Maintiendrai
D
Ad Astra
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4

The Books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy are collectively known as what?

A
The Tanakh
B
The Dead Sea Scrolls
C
The Pentateuch
D
The Septuagint
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5

What distinguished British scientist did actor Eddie Redmayne portray in the film "The Theory of Everything" (2014)?

A
Francis Crick
B
Alan Turing
C
Stephen Hawking
D
Charles Darwin
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6

Which English actor, the majority of whose film work was between 1944 ("Waterloo Road") and 1960 ("Tunes of Glory"), won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Ryan's Daughter" (1970)?

A
John Mills
B
Alec Guinness
C
James Mason
D
David Niven
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7

What was the name of the two spacecraft that photographed the planet Saturn in 1980 and 1981?

A
Magellan
B
Voyager
C
Mariner
D
Viking
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