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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 October 2017

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Murmansk, a Russian city which is consolidating a focus on resources for oil and gas exploration and transport, is on the shores of what body of water?

A
Barents Sea
B
Black Sea
C
Sea of Okhotsk
D
Pacific Ocean
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2

Which Belgian novelist wrote the "Maigret" stories between 1930 and 1935?

A
Albert Uderzo
B
Georges Simenon
C
Hercule Poirot
D
Baroness Orczy
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3

Which famous singer released her first song in 1981 at the age of 12?

A
Charlotte Gainsbourg
B
Mariah Carey
C
Celine Dion
D
Leslie Bourgouin
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4

What are scotch bonnet, capsicum and Trinidad Perfume?

A
Game birds
B
Fashion accessories
C
Alcoholic drinks
D
Peppers
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5

What is the largest and first discovered (by Piazzi at Palermo in 1801) of the minor planets?

A
Ceres
B
Pluto
C
Makemake
D
Haumea
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6

When was non-branded standardised packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products on sale first made a legal requirement?

A
2011
B
2016
C
2017
D
1991
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7

What is 52 pick up "played" with?

A
A lacrosse ball
B
A pack of playing cards
C
A pelota basket
D
Scrabble tiles
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