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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2017

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1

Which UK TV series dealt with middle class lifestyle and customs in Liverpool from 1860 to 1886, at sea and ashore?

A
The Onedin Line
B
The Forsyte Saga
C
Boys from the Blackstuff
D
Waterfront Beat
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2

Who won the 500cc Motorcycle World Championship in 1976 & 1977 and retired from racing in 1984?

A
Kenny Roberts
B
Barry Sheene
C
Marco Lucchinelli
D
Randy Mamola
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3

What are the main ingredient(s), apart from herbs and butter, of the paste known as duxelles?

A
Duck livers and mushrooms
B
Almonds and apricots
C
Garlic
D
Mushrooms and onions or shallots
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4

In September 1581, Francis Drake became mayor of which of these cities?

A
Birmingham
B
Glasgow
C
Plymouth
D
Manchester
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5

In an operation headed by Ali Hassan al-Majid (a cousin of then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein), Iraq used the deadly nerve gas Sarin against what minority in 1987 and 1988?

A
Kurds
B
Chechens
C
Romanians
D
Poles
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6

Which of these lakes is not one of the 4 that borders the state of Michigan in the USA?

A
Michigan
B
Superior
C
Ontario
D
Huron
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7

In economics, what is TWI?

A
Trade Weighted Index
B
Trans World Incorporation
C
Trending While Intransigent
D
Taxation World Index
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