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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2017

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1

Which country holds the most medals in the World Masters Games?

A
None, participants compete individually
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Russia
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2

Historically, ringing bells were the way of telling time on ships. "8 bells" was rung every how many hours?

A
4
B
12
C
8
D
24
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3

In 1835 Maori from the mainland of New Zealand went to Rekohu, or the Chatham Islands, and slaughtered or enslaved the entire population of which people?

A
Marooned French sailors
B
Moriori
C
British settlers
D
Samoan
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4

Which was the first (in 1958) of the long running series of UK films titled "Carry On..." to be released?

A
Carry On London
B
Carry On Nurse
C
Carry On... Up the Kyber
D
Carry On Sergeant
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5

Where is the Rub'al-Khali?

A
East of Samarkand, Uzbekistan
B
In the centre of Mosul, Iraq
C
Across the south of the Arabian Peninsula
D
On the banks of the River Ganges
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6

Which author, two of whose works are "Sketches by Boz" and "Little Dorrit", spent some months as a boy with his father in Marshalsea debtors' prison in England?

A
Charles Dickens
B
Jack London
C
Franz Kafka
D
Thomas Malory
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7

How is Body Mass Index (BMI) calculated?

A
Weight related to age
B
Girth of the upper arm related to age
C
Weight related to height
D
Girth of the upper arm related to height
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