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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 May 2017

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1

What is "A" in the International Radio Alphabet?

A
Adam
B
Apple
C
Alpha
D
Aardvark
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2

Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey were in which politically incorrect (at least on the surface) comedy UK TV series 1992 to 1997?

A
Desmond's
B
Drop Dead Donkey
C
Goodnight Sweetheart
D
Men Behaving Badly
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3

What building, erected at Sydenham near London in 1834 in 200 acres of grounds and given to the public in 1920, was gutted by fire in 1936?

A
Windsor Castle
B
Crystal Palace
C
Clarence House
D
Kensington Palace
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4

In IT systems what does the "P"in "PLC " stand for?

A
Protocol
B
Programmable
C
Programme
D
Personal
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5

Celebrated merchant Marco Polo 1254-1324, adventurer Francisco Pizzaro c.1475-1541, African-American activist Sojourner Truth (Isabella Baumtree) c.1797-1883, and White Sox player Joe Jackson 1887-1951 shared what?

A
They were assassinated
B
They had epilepsy
C
They were illiterate
D
They are not known to have had any children
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6

Of what were He Kexin, Jiang Yuyuan, Yang Yilin and Deng Linlin accused at the 2008 Olympic Games?

A
They had colluded to pass a drug test
B
They had colluded to ensure that He Kexin won a medal
C
They were under-age
D
They were wearing a type of unauthorised shoe
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7

Who were the British fighting in the Crimean War at the time of the Charge of the Light Brigade?

A
Persians
B
Russians
C
Spanish
D
Irish
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