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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2017

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1

Who wrote the 19th century "Castle of Otranto", seen as the first gothic horror novel?

A
Edgar Allan Poe
B
Ann Radcliffe
C
Horace Walpole
D
Mary Shelley
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2

How old was the oldest person to win an Olympic Medal?

A
55
B
65
C
72
D
45
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3

In heraldry, which of these terms describes a lion standing on its left rear paw and looking over its shoulder?

A
Lion rampant
B
Lion regardant
C
Lion rampant gardant
D
Lion passant
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4

Between 1955 and 1970, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King and Angela Davis were significant people in which movement in the USA?

A
Industrial Revolution
B
Civil Rights Movement
C
Rock 'n Roll
D
Feminism
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5

When does the clear ice deposit known as "glaze" form?

A
When the temperature of the surface is at freezing point
B
When supercooled water droplets of fog freezes on contact with a vertical surface it drifts past
C
When supercooled rain or drizzle comes into contact with the ground
D
When the air temperature drops suddenly
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6

Where is Noshaq, or Nowshak, or Nōshākh?

A
Balochistan, Pakistan
B
In the north of Alaska
C
In the Hindu Kush in Afghanistan
D
In the Arctic
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7

Who collaborated with Tim Rice to write songs for the film "The Lion King"?

A
Elton John
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
Paul McCartney
D
Bjorn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
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