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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 October 2017

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1

What word is used to describe how to remove rubber from trees?

A
Faucet
B
Tap
C
Bidet
D
Bath
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2

Eleven Israelis, five Palestinians and a West German police officer sadly hit headlines during what event in 1972?

A
Summer Olympics in Munich
B
A protest march against internment in Bogside, Ireland
C
Eurovision Song Contest
D
Boston Marathon
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3

Which village, now a suburb of Dublin, was famed for an annual rowdy fair that was held between 1204 and 1855?

A
Shellaleigh
B
Donnybrook
C
Ceilidh
D
Hooley
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4

In the British sitcom "Absolutely Fabulous", what is the name of Edina's daughter?

A
Bubbles
B
Saffron
C
Patsy
D
Margaret
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5

What was the immediate cause in 1975 of at least 17 years of civil war in Mozambique, displacement of at least four million people, the death of perhaps a million more as a result of violence, famine, and disease, and flight of foreign investment?

A
Invasion by South Africa and Zimbabwe
B
Independence
C
An epidemic of the Black Plague
D
Collapse of three major industries
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6

From which sport do we get the expression "Thrown a curve ball"?

A
Tennis
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Baseball
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7

Who was the leader of the Peasant's Revolt in 1381 who, after killing a poll tax collector, marched on London with supporters and was killed there at Smithfield by the Lord Mayor of London?

A
John Luddite
B
Martin Luther
C
Henry Tolpuddle
D
Wat Tyler
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