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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2017

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1

Mrs Alice Keppel was the mistress of which of these?

A
The Duke of Orléans, cousin to King Louis XVI of France
B
King Charles II, son of King Charles I of England
C
Edward VII, son of Queen Victoria of England
D
William III of England, co-monarch with Queen Mary II
Select from the options above.
2

Hunted to extinction in the wild in the early 20th century in Europe, wisent, now re-introduced in some areas, are more usually known as what?

A
European boar
B
European wolf
C
European bear
D
European bison
Select from the options above.
3

When was the first charter granted to what became The East India Company?

A
1892
B
1600
C
1900
D
1300
Select from the options above.
4

In which country is the city of Cardiff?

A
Scotland
B
England
C
Wales
D
Northern Ireland
Select from the options above.
5

What playing area can include a dedans, a tambour and penthouses?

A
Real, or royal, tennis
B
Boules
C
Pelota
D
Tric-Trac
Select from the options above.
6

Which brothers started the art rock new wave band Split Enz, went on to successful careers separately and together, and have severally composed and sung on film scores including "The Chronicles of Narnia" and "The Hobbit"?

A
Angus and Malcolm Young
B
Duane & Gregg Allman
C
Tim and Neil Finn
D
Dave & Ray Davies
Select from the options above.
7

What is a femicide?

A
Destroyer of Danish-style furniture
B
A weedkiller
C
Something which stops fermentation
D
Someone who kills a woman
Select from the options above.
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