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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2017

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1

In the first ten Women's Lacrosse World Cups since the Championship was first established in 1982 which country's team has won most often?

A
USA
B
Australia
C
Canada
D
Scotland
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2

What was the nationality of the scholar Erasmus?

A
Italian
B
Greek
C
Dutch
D
Norwegian
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3

The toga, a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome, was a sash, invariably made of wool, which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic. Approximately how long was the sash?

A
3 feet (0.9 metres)
B
20 feet (6 metres)
C
100 feet (30.48 metres)
D
50 feet (15.24 metres)
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4

The hammerbeam roof, a mediaeval type of stepped wooden architecture designed for spanning wide spaces, is a feature of which ancient English building?

A
Kensington Palace, London
B
Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh
C
Westminster Hall, London
D
The Tower of London
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5

What condition caused by spasm of arterioles and sometimes small veins, results in the formation of small raised areas that are white or red, affecting mainly fingers and toes, which later throb and itch?

A
Chilblains
B
Varicose veins
C
Rheumatism
D
Gangrene
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6

What is the deepest known part of the world's oceans, and the deepest location on the surface of the Earth's crust?

A
The Kate Gully
B
The Josephine Ditch
C
The Mariana Trench
D
The Emma Furrow
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7

Which 17th century English musician composed "Dido and Aeneas", "The Faery Queen", "King Arthur" and "The Tempest"?

A
Henry Purcell
B
John Gay
C
Benjamin Britten
D
Edward Elgar
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