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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 June 2017

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When war was declared on Germany on 3 September 1939, at the start of what was to become World War II, who were the Allies?

A
Poland and the UK
B
France, Poland, the UK, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa
C
France, Poland and the UK
D
The UK on its own
Select from the options above.
2

The holding of what is particularly influenced by infestations of Cameraria ohridella, a species of leaf miner moth, in the UK?

A
The Chelsea Flower Show
B
The World Conker Championship
C
The World Snail Championship
D
Harvest festivals
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3

In wine tasting, what term is used to describe the tracks of liquid that cling to the sides of a glass after the contents have been swirled, which is often said to be related to the alcohol or glycerol content?

A
Tinkles
B
Legs
C
Streaks
D
Creases
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4

What is the Heimlich Manoeuvre designed to do?

A
Relocate a dislocated shoulder joint
B
Make someone vomit
C
Expel an obstruction from someone's upper airway
D
Put an unconscious person in the recovery position
Select from the options above.
5

Where is the grave of Jim Morrison, once lead singer of "The Doors"?

A
Hampstead, London, UK
B
Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France
C
Madrid, Spain
D
Culver City, Los Angeles County, USA
Select from the options above.
6

Which is one of the first eight declared by UNESCO to be cultural World Heritage Sites?

A
Quito, Ecuador
B
Machu Picchu, Peru
C
Sangay National Park, Ecuador
D
Historic Centre of Lima, Peru
Select from the options above.
7

This American TV black comedy and crime drama was inspired by a Coen Brothers film and has won Emmy Awards for Miniseries, Directing and Casting plus numerous other awards. Which is it?

A
Grimm (2011- )
B
True Detective (2014- )
C
Mike and Molly (2010-2016)
D
Fargo (2014- )
Select from the options above.
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