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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 February 2017

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1

"Lewis Carroll" was the pseudonym of which author?

A
Charles Lamb
B
David Beckham
C
C L Dodson
D
Marion Evans
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2

What does an EC meter measure in a solution?

A
Electrical conductivity
B
Sound conductivity (especially guitar)
C
Heartbeats
D
Iron content
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3

Lake Huron is connected by the Sault Ste. Marie Canal to which other lake?

A
Michigan
B
Erie
C
Ontario
D
Superior
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4

When was the legislation passed in France which specifically barred Latin and established clearly written French as the only language to be used in legal and official documents?

A
In 1539, under Francis I
B
In 1656, under Louis XIV
C
In 1791, under the new National Constituent Assembly of France
D
In 1804, under Napoléon Bonaparte (as part of the Napoleonic Code)
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5

What is the aim in a game of Hearts?

A
To avoid taking any tricks containing cards of the heart suit or the Queen of spades
B
To take as many tricks as possible containing cards of the heart suit
C
To avoid taking any tricks containing cards of the heart suit
D
To take as many tricks as possible containing cards of the heart suit and also the Queen of spades
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6

In books by A A Milne, which of the main characters was usually depressed?

A
Tigger
B
Piglet
C
Kanga
D
Eeyore
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7

What is the Younger Futhark?

A
An ancient Scandinavian runic alphabet
B
A third order programming language
C
A military commander in the mythical land of Asgard
D
A dwarf aardvark
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