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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2017

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1

Which UK TV series starred David Jason as market trader Derek "Del Boy" Trotter and Nicholas Lyndhurst as his brother Rodney?

A
The Good Life
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
Only Fools and Horses
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2

What is a description of the process of frying an egg?

A
Endothermy
B
Exothermy
C
Enthalpy
D
Combustion
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3

In 1797 Norman Cross in Huntingdon, Great Britain, saw something described as the first what?

A
A purpose-built prisoner of war camp
B
Wearing of a top hat in public
C
The issue of the first Bank of England notes which could not be converted to gold
D
Openly admitted opium-affected poem, "Kubla Khan" by Samuel T. Coleridge
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4

What 19th century English draughtsman became known for illustrations of "exquisite decoration, morbidity and decadence", especially his illustrations for "The Rape of the Lock"?

A
Oscar Wilde
B
Arthur Rackham
C
M. C. Escher
D
Aubrey Beardsley
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5

The highly fertile land beside which South American river gives one type of sugar its name?

A
Muscovado
B
Piloncillo
C
Demerara
D
Jaggery
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6

How has ex-World Heavyweight boxing title holder Tyson Fury categorised himself?

A
A chess master
B
A white negro
C
A gypsy
D
Modest
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7

The colloquial name "cockney" is traditionally applied to a Londoner born within the sound of the bells of which church?

A
Westminster Abbey
B
St Pauls Cathedral
C
St Martin-in-the-Fields
D
St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside
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