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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2017

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1

In billiards, 2 points are awarded for potting the white ball. How many points are awarded for potting the red ball?

A
3
B
1
C
5
D
None
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2

In 1780 Pennsylvania - although Vermont preceded it when it seceded from Britain, declared itself independent and wrote a new constitution in 1777 - became the first American state to do what?

A
Establish an annual ceremony to honour native Americans as indigenous peoples
B
Ban the taking of opium
C
Enact a law freeing some slaves
D
Establish a state whiskey distillery
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3

When an animal, insect, fish, crustacean, snail or amphibian aestivates what is it doing?

A
Migrating to better feeding areas during hot and dry times
B
Waking up after hibernation
C
Entering a state of inactivity and a lowered metabolic rate during hot and dry times
D
Altering its feeding patterns in response to temperature change
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4

Which of these words means a style of ornamentation prevailing in France during the first half of the reign of Louis XV?

A
Impressionist
B
Gothic
C
Doric
D
Rococo
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5

Which of these is a stuffed chicken eaten at Christmas, which originated in the Philippines?

A
Pancit lomi
B
Batchoy
C
Rellenong Manok
D
Champorado
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6

Thailand is on what continent?

A
Australia
B
North America
C
Asia
D
Antarctica
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7

Which US-born naturalised Briton wrote "Murder In The Cathedral", "The Cocktail Party" and "The Wasteland"?

A
T S Eliot
B
Ralph Waldo Emerson
C
Evelyn Waugh
D
George Eliot
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