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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2017

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1

Which Iron Maiden album, their third and the first to be released with Bruce Dickinson as vocalist, reached No 1 in the UK charts and at the same time went platinum in the USA?

A
Killers
B
Iron Maiden
C
The Number of the Beast
D
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
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2

Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro are on the coastal termination of what mountain range?

A
Cordillera Occidental
B
Serra da Canastra
C
Serra do Espinha├žo
D
Martial Mountains
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3

In 1932 King George V became the first British monarch to do what?

A
Broadcast a Christmas Message to the nation and the Empire, soon to become the Commonwealth
B
Abdicate in favour of his daughter
C
Climb Mt Everest
D
Wear gaiters
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4

What amorphous form of graphite or pure carbon is used mainly as a lubricant for machinery?

A
Lard
B
Strychnine
C
Chicken fat
D
Blacklead
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5

When was the 250cc class motorcycle replaced by the new Moto2 600 cc four-stroke class in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix?

A
2012
B
2010
C
1983
D
1987
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6

"A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!" is an example of what?

A
Homonym
B
Anagram
C
Palindrome
D
Oxymoron
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7

What was first brought to Europe by Francisco Fernandes, and sent as a treat by Jean Nicot to Catherine de Medici?

A
Tobacco
B
Potatoes
C
Turnips
D
Opium
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