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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 February 2017

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Which English botanist became famous for his research during expeditions to the east coast of Canada in 1766, the Pacific in 1769 and Iceland in 1772?

A
George Caley
B
Charles Darwin
C
George Shaw
D
Joseph Banks
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2

What entertainment venue in New York City's Rockefeller Center, nicknamed "the Showplace of the Nation", opened to the public in December 1932?

A
New York Hippodrome
B
The Ed Sullivan Theatre
C
Hammerstein Ballroom
D
Radio City Music Hall
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3

What is the name of Joseph Heller's best known novel?

A
Grab 24
B
Snap 23
C
Catch-22
D
Smash 25
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4

What word is used in the UK for chicken less than 28 days old at slaughter and usually weighing 400-450 grammes and in the USA for the Rock Cornish game hen, which is twice as old and twice as large?

A
Poussin
B
Poisson
C
Pontoon
D
Pleasante
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5

What colour is the dye made from woad?

A
Yellow
B
Red
C
Blue
D
Brown
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6

Maria Theresa (1717 - 1780) is associated with which of these countries?

A
Sweden
B
Netherlands
C
Austria
D
Bavaria
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7

Which of these is the most expensive property on a British / US monopoly board?

A
Piccadilly / Marvin Gardens
B
Mayfair / Boardwalk
C
Pall Mall / St. Charles Place
D
Pentonville Road / Connecticut Avenue
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