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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 August 2017

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1

A honey badger, or ratel, despite its name and black and white appearance is not anatomically related to a badger but more to which animal ?

A
Weasel
B
Raccoon
C
Wolverine
D
Mouse
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2

What was the surname of the 19th century English siblings Christina, a poet ("Goblin Market", "Prince's Progress" and "The Face of the Deep"), Dante, a pre-Raphaelite painter and poet ("The Blessed Diamond"), and William, also a pre-Raphaelite painter, who translated Dante's "Inferno"?

A
Rossetti
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Byron
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3

The term "Royal Ascot" is associated with which sport?

A
Saloon car racing
B
Greyhound racing
C
Horse racing
D
Motor cycle racing
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4

Paramaribo is the capital of which country?

A
Costa Rica
B
Guyana
C
Suriname
D
Honduras
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5

"Wisden" is a reference book on which subject?

A
Soccer
B
Film
C
Cricket
D
Baseball
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6

What was the name of the home of Captain Haddock, a character in the "Tintin" books?

A
Whaler
B
Sea Shanty
C
Marlinspike
D
Green Gables
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7

When did the term "bootlegger" or "bootleg" (relating to liquor) gain currency?

A
Early to mid 19th century
B
Early 20th century
C
17th century
D
Late 19th century
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