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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 June 2017

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1

What is a plisson, a speciality of Poitou in France?

A
A thick very sweet dessert cream
B
A highly pleated curtain
C
A small, hardy mountain goat
D
A particularly dense artichoke
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was a musical by Irving Berlin, which was written for Ethel Merman?

A
Call Me For Lunch
B
Call Me Sir
C
Call Me Irresponsible
D
Call Me Madam
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3

Where is the Sea of Vapors?

A
Near Jamaica, next to the Caribbean Sea
B
Yellowstone National Park, USA
C
Rotorua. New Zealand
D
On the Moon
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4

The autobiography and, later, film "Gorillas in the Mist" dealt with work by whom?

A
Dian Fossey
B
Steve Irwin
C
David Attenborough
D
BirutÄ— Galdikas
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5

What was one of the special aspects of the 2010 Queen's Baton which was carried in relay to the start of the Commonwealth Games?

A
It was carried into the venue on an elephant
B
It had text messaging capabilities
C
It was in two pieces which travelled separately and were rejoined at the venue
D
It carried images of a wolf, a raven and an eagle with a frog in its mouth
Select from the options above.
6

According to Christian legend, who, as Jesus was bearing the cross to Golgotha, offered him her veil to wipe his brow?

A
Esther
B
Ruth
C
Veronica
D
Kylie
Select from the options above.
7

Where is the sacred city of Anuradhapura, established around a cutting from the 'tree of enlightenment', the Buddha's fig tree, brought there in the 3rd century BCE?

A
Myanmar
B
Bhutan
C
Sri Lanka
D
India
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