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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 February 2017

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1

What name is used by native North Americans for a house made of blocks of ice?

A
Igloo
B
Saskwatch
C
Iroquois
D
Didgeridoo
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2

Who organised an Arab revolt against the Turks and wrote "The Seven Pillars Of Wisdom" about his experiences?

A
General Gordon
B
Winston Churchill
C
T E Lawrence
D
Lord Kitchener
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3

Which 18th century painter and engraver is famous for his works "The Rake's Progress" and "Marriage à la Mode"?

A
Rudolf Opitz
B
Albrecht Durer
C
William Hogarth
D
Aubrey Beardsley
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4

Why was the 2005 IBSF World Snooker Championship, due to be held in Pakistan, cancelled?

A
Fireworks explosions nearby damaged the venue
B
Security concerns linked to Taliban attacks
C
Earthquake
D
Not enough people registered to compete
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5

Which of these is not a common name for the "puma concolor"?

A
Mountain lion
B
Cougar
C
Puma
D
Leopard
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6

Historically, what is a name of an official having authority for fiscal and other purposes within a defined area of England, typically a borough, port or shire?

A
Baron
B
Lord
C
Reeve
D
Vassal
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7

Which of these is a ship built for Henry VIII, that sank in 1545 and was recovered in 1982?

A
Mary Celeste
B
Mary Rose
C
Mary Contrary
D
Mary Hopkin
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