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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 August 2017

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World-wide publicity was given when the Codex Sinaiticus was made available on the internet in June 2009. What is it?

A
Hammurabi's Laws
B
The sequel to "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown
C
Computer source file for Microsoft "Excel"
D
An early version of the Christian Bible
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2

In August 1914 the UK passed an Act to give powers to suppress published criticism, imprison without trial, make regulations creating criminal offences, and commandeer resources for war effort. How was it known colloquially?

A
Daisy
B
Nadia
C
Mary
D
Dora
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3

In which country are mudfish native?

A
Japan
B
Mexico
C
New Zealand
D
Argentina
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4

What is the region covering most of the south of South America known as?

A
Paphlagonia
B
Patagonia
C
Paragon
D
Pataka
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5

Whose film career from 1932 to 1966 included starring roles in films such as "To Catch A Thief", "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "North By North West"?

A
Cary Grant
B
Stewart Granger
C
Rudolph Valentino
D
Errol Flynn
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6

What is one of the disciplines in which English artist Kate Tempest works?

A
Brass instrument making
B
Sculpture
C
Thread work
D
Poetry
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7

In 1958 the first World Championship in biathlon was held in which country?

A
Sweden
B
Austria
C
Hawaii
D
Canada
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