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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2017

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1

Which animated TV series, which first aired in the UK in November 2016, features rotating members of a superhero group plus characters made famous by DC Comics?

A
The Flash
B
Justice League Action
C
Arrow
D
Supergirl
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2

When and where were the short-lived "Black Codes" enacted?

A
1940, USA
B
1685, France
C
1865, Southern states in the USA
D
1980, England
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3

Niels-Henning ├śrsted Pedersen, born on the Danish island of Zealand, beginning his professional jazz career aged 14 and remaining active until his sudden death in 2005 aged 58 in Copenhagen, is best known for playing what instrument?

A
Drums
B
Trumpet
C
Piano
D
Double bass
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4

H2SO4 is the chemical symbol for what?

A
Common salt
B
Sulphuric Acid
C
Opium
D
Arsenic
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5

In athletics, what name is used for the preliminary races that precede quarter-finals or semi-finals?

A
Cools
B
Tepids
C
Heats
D
Hots
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6

What is a demotic script?

A
A script and language used by ordinary people
B
A mathematical code
C
One that is ornate and used only in formal inscriptions
D
Shorthand
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7

Which peoples are native to the Aleutian Islands, Kodiak Island, the lower Alaska and Kenai Peninsulas, and Prince William Sound in Alaska?

A
Kodaks
B
Aleuts
C
Kenaiti
D
Tlingons
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