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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 July 2017

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1

Where is Wrangel Island Reserve?

A
Above the Arctic Circle, Russia
B
Northern Pacific Ocean
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
Scotland
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2

Which of these was a thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant?

A
North by Northeast
B
South by Southwest
C
North by Northwest
D
South by Southeast
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3

Who was the first English actor to be knighted?

A
Edmund Kean
B
Laurence Olivier
C
Henry Irving
D
Charles Kemble
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4

Where were the 2017 World Masters Games held?

A
Sydney, Australia
B
Toronto, Canada
C
Auckland, New Zealand
D
Turin, Italy
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5

What is a titfer?

A
Hat
B
Small green-headed British bird
C
Plain scarf
D
Hoop used in croquet
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6

What is a green ormer?

A
A type of eye makeup
B
A type of holly tree
C
A type of gemstone
D
A type of abalone
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7

What among other things did officials of King Edward VI of England hope to achieve by destroying and looting Glasney College in 1548?

A
Destroying a base for French espionage
B
An appropriate site for building a royal castle
C
Getting books and resources to build up Oxford University
D
Ending the Cornish language and cultural identity
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