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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2017

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1

What is the main ingredient, apart from icing sugar, in Royal icing?

A
Walnut oil
B
Softly beaten egg white
C
Champagne
D
Earl Grey tea
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2

Haile Selassie was the ruler of which country?

A
Ethiopia
B
Egypt
C
Austria
D
Iran
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3

Who created the English aviator "Biggles"?

A
Richmal Crompton
B
Anthony Buckeridge
C
Captain W. E. Johns
D
Enid Blyton
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4

The character, Hetty, in the US TV series "NCIS: Los Angeles" is shown as having a Masters degree from the Sorbonne in what?

A
Linguistics
B
Fine Arts
C
Computer Science
D
Film and Theatre
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5

Which team won the Hockey World Cup the most times between 2000 and 2010?

A
Netherlands
B
Korea
C
Germany
D
Australia
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6

A camp was built in 1779 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, to accommodate around 4,200 prisoners; who were the people?

A
Rappahannock, Wicocomico and Shawnee native Americans
B
British and German prisoners of war, and their women and children
C
Felons displaced from prisons destroyed in the War of Independence
D
Escaped slaves
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7

What was the principle laid down in Adam Smith's "Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" published in 1776?

A
Business and trade should be controlled by government intervention
B
The world's population is increasing faster than its ability to produce food
C
Business and trade should not be hampered by government intervention
D
Industrialisation is the only means to economic prosperity
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