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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2017

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1

Why were the 2011 Winter Deaflympics cancelled?

A
A bout of norovirus seriously affected more than half of the athletes
B
Out of respect for victims of the 9/11 attack on the USA, including many athletes due to compete
C
A week before opening several venues were not even started and athletes' accommodation not booked
D
Security concerns following bombings near to venues
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2

Who was First Minister of State in France from 1624 until his death in 1642?

A
Montesquieu
B
Francis Walsingham
C
Maximilien Robespierre
D
Cardinal Richelieu
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3

Which animals have a bone known as a tarsometatarsus?

A
Ibex
B
Whales
C
Tuatara
D
Birds
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4

In which sea or ocean are the Chatham Islands, or Rekohu?

A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Tasman Sea
C
Pacific Ocean
D
South China Sea
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5

One US gallon is equal to how many pints?

A
2
B
6
C
4
D
8
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6

Which of these countries proclaimed itself a republic on 11 February 1873, following the abdication of Amadeo?

A
France
B
Spain
C
Brazil
D
Austria
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7

Which UK TV series based around the fictional Holby City Hospital, focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department?

A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
General Hospital
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