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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 November 2017

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1

Who established scientifically that an individual's fingerprints provide permanent identification?

A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Sir Edward Henry
C
Sir Francis Galton
D
Sir William Harvey
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2

What physics principle is important in operating a funicular railway?

A
Flotation
B
Inertia
C
Wave theory
D
Counterbalance
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3

The English cities of Gloucester and Worcester are on which river?

A
Avon
B
Thames
C
Hudson
D
River Severn
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4

In 1982 the City of Edinburgh, British Airways Flight 9, was the first commercial flight to discover the effects of what?

A
Use of mobile phones during flight
B
Aircraft icing
C
Sustainable aviation fuel
D
Flying through volcanic ash
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5

Jocky Wilson, an unemployed coal delivery man and miner, was World professional Champion in 1982 and 1989 in what sport?

A
Tennis
B
Pole Vault
C
Steeplechase
D
Darts
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6

What is the name for an organised body of professional applauders employed in French theatres?

A
Claque
B
Clique
C
Camargues
D
Capucines
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7

In which British sitcom does recently-widowed Audrey fforbes-Hamilton have to sell her manor house, which is bought by Richard DeVere, a nouveau riche millionaire supermarket owner?

A
The Good Life
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
To the Manor Born
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