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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 March 2017

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1

Which city is closest to the Caspian Sea?

A
Lhasa
B
Istanbul
C
Kiev
D
Baku
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2

Ulfberht was a mediaeval luxury what?

A
Suit of armour
B
Gold-chased drinking vessel
C
Breed of horse
D
Sword
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3

The 2003 film "What A Girl Wants", with Amanda Bynes as the illegitimate daughter of a British politician played by Colin Firth, was a remake of which 1958 film starring Rex Harrison and Sandra Dee?

A
Breakfast at Tiffany's
B
Gigi
C
Gidget Goes Hawaiian
D
The Reluctant Debutante
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4

The upper pair of a slug's tentacles is used to detect light or movement; what is the lower pair used for?

A
Touch
B
Detecting vibrations
C
Detecting chemicals
D
Mating display
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5

In the UK quiz game "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" (1998-2014), question 8 was worth how much money in 2006?

A
₤32,000
B
₤16,000
C
₤4,000
D
₤8,000
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6

Who, on 2 October 1925, transmitted a picture of William Taynton, an office boy from the offices on the floor below his laboratory at 22 Frith Street in Soho, London, from one room to another?

A
Guglielmo Marconi
B
Arthur Korn
C
Paul Nipkow
D
John Logie Baird
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7

According to legend, what did St Patrick drive out of Ireland?

A
Hairdressers
B
Toads
C
Mice
D
Snakes
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