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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 January 2018

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1

Black pepper, coriander, vinegar and salt are common ingredients of what?

A
Jaggery
B
Jerky
C
Brose
D
Biltong
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2

What is a group of stars called?

A
Condensation
B
Constipation
C
Constellation
D
Confrontation
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3

In what were the Umayyad and Abbāsid dynasties early leaders?

A
Reaching agreement with invading European Crusaders in the 11th and 12th centuries
B
Opposing the Ottoman Empire
C
Weapon design
D
Muslim faith
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4

Mt Kilauea, a volcano in Hawaii, has been erupting continuously since when?

A
January 1983
B
June 1991
C
April 2010
D
September 2013
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5

Which Olympic sport is currently competed to represent skills needed by cavalry behind enemy lines?

A
Decathlon
B
Equestrian events
C
Pentathlon
D
Mounted orienteering
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6

To whom anong these would Henry V, as he appears in William Shakespeare's play of the same name, have been able to talk in the period leading up to the play?

A
Falstaff
B
Ophelia
C
Oberon
D
Iago
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7

"In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act” and “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind” were written by which novelist and critic?

A
George Orwell (1903-50)
B
John Steinbeck (1902-68)
C
Toni Morrison (1931-now)
D
Joseph Heller (1923-99)
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