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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2017

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What is the longest running emergency medical drama series in the world, and the second-longest-running medical drama in the world behind America's "General Hospital"?

A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
Hospital
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2

When were the first Olympic Games to be held in a Spanish-speaking country held?

A
1992
B
2016
C
1968
D
1948
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3

After gaining independence from the UK in 1970 the Republic of Fiji was a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. How many years did that last?

A
17
B
36
C
2
D
12
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4

What is the largest loch in Scotland?

A
Lomond
B
Ness
C
Lochiel
D
Lochinvar
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5

Which of these distances is the English statute mile?

A
6,076.8 feet
B
5,280 feet
C
6,080 feet
D
5,000 feet
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6

What is claustrophobia the fear of?

A
People with the surname "Barbie"
B
Men with beards dressed in red at Christmas
C
The Beatles "Revolver" album cover
D
Confined spaces
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7

Who was the last Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to serve as leader of the House of Lords as well?

A
Field Marshal His Grace Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
B
The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
C
The Right Honourable William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
D
The Most Honourable Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
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