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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 August 2017

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1

What happened towards the end of the coronation ceremony for William the Conqueror, at Westminster Abbey in England?

A
A comet was seen
B
There was thunder and lightning
C
The congregation, both Norman and English, left before the service was completed
D
Londoners rioted at the Cathedral doors
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2

What are Baluchi, Cheviot, Damara, Galway, Hebridean, Panama, Shetland, South Hampshire, Welsh Hill and Speckled Face?

A
Cattle
B
Sheep
C
Carpets
D
Grasses
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3

William Harnett, Annibale Carracci, Abraham van Beyeren, Juan Sánchez Cotán, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Vincent van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque, Giorgio Morandi, Paul Cézanne and Pablo Picasso all painted what style of painting?

A
Abstract expressionism
B
Pointillism
C
Art Deco
D
Still life
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4

Which of these countries is named for a leader in the Spanish American wars of independence?

A
Colombia
B
Venezuela
C
Bolivia
D
Guatemala
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5

What could occasion an arrest for putting your face under water?

A
Fishing for green ormer in Guernsey, UK
B
Treasure hunting In the Trevi Fountain, Italy
C
Paddling in the fountain in front of the White House, USA
D
Playing with an orca in the Antibes Marineland, France
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6

Who holds the record for being the world heavyweight boxing champion at 11 years 8 months and 9 days?.

A
Joe Louis
B
Jack Dempsey
C
Muhammad Ali
D
Rocky Marciano
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7

Who was the British general who was defeated at Yorktown, 1781, during the American War of Independence?

A
Sir Henry Clinton
B
Sir William Howe
C
Lord Cornwallis
D
John Burgoyne
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