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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 March 2017

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1

A prune is the dried fruit of which tree?

A
Pear
B
Plum
C
Date
D
Apple
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2

Who is the outspoken English judge on "American Idol"?

A
Simon Cowell
B
Ronnie Barker
C
Elton John
D
Fred Hoyle
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3

In December 2005 a beach at Cronulla in New South Wales in Australia saw what media headline-grabbing happening?

A
Five simultaneous shark attacks
B
A mass race riot targetting Lebanese Australians
C
First international Sand Yacht Grand Prix
D
A polar bear coming ashore
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4

Why could chickens have a special reason to be wary of September or October?

A
Kaparot, a Jewish atonement rite
B
Ashura, a Muslim atonement ritual
C
Fusatsu, a Zen Buddhist ceremony of atonement, purification, and renewal of vows
D
Amrit Sanskar, a Sikh ceremony
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5

The naval battle fought on 2 April 1801 known as the Battle of Copenhagen was fought between Denmark and a navy from where?

A
Sweden
B
Germany
C
Britain
D
France
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6

What is the first name of Agatha Christie's character Miss Marple?

A
Janet
B
Jane
C
Margaret
D
Marjorie
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7

Duke Kahanamoku, who won Olympic gold in Swimming (100 m freestyle) in 1912 at Stockholm and 1920 at Antwerp popularised what sport?

A
Surfing
B
Marathon
C
Luge
D
Beach volleyball
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