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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 January 2017

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1

Which of these is a herb used as a flavouring in cookery which grows to about 1 foot high, and has purple flowers and oblong leaves?

A
Sage
B
Parsley
C
Rosemary
D
Thyme
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2

Brian O'Nolan wrote under a number of pseudonyms: Myles na gCopaleen, Brother Barnabas, George Knowall and which other?

A
Dermot Healy
B
Dylan Moran
C
Dermot Morgan
D
Flann O'Brien
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3

In bridge, the four players are referred to as what?

A
Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter
B
William, Mary, Elizabeth and George
C
Up, Down, Across and Sideways
D
North, East, South and West
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4

Tegucigalpa and Comayag├╝ela together form the seat of government and the national capital of which country?

A
Republic of El Salvador
B
Republic of Guatemala
C
Republic of Honduras
D
Republic of Colombia
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5

Which is the fretted string instrument, part of the lute family, found in north Thailand?

A
Zither
B
Balalaika
C
Sueng
D
Mandolin
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6

What 2003 mystery-detective novel by Dan Brown has been denounced as an attack on the Catholic Church and criticised for historical and scientific inaccuracy?

A
Death In Venice
B
The Passion of Christ
C
12 Stations from King's Cross
D
The Da Vinci Code
Select from the options above.
7

Where was the so-called Black War fought between the mid 1820s and 1832?

A
Tasmania, Australia
B
The Waikato, New Zealand
C
Victoria, South Africa
D
Assam, India
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