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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 April 2018

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1

Which drink was originally made from the Smilax ornata plant?

A
Creaming soda
B
Coca Cola
C
Sarsaparilla
D
Birch beer
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2

What strike of 1,400 women and girls was caused by poor working conditions in the Bryant & May factory in 1888?

A
Grunwick dispute
B
London matchgirls strike
C
Tonypandy Riot
D
Wapping dispute
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3

Which of these is an island city-state and country?

A
The United Kingdom
B
Singapore
C
Madagascar
D
Java
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4

The final of which sport at the 1900 Olympics in Paris attracted 6,000 spectators, the largest crowd at any event at that Olympics?

A
Rugby Union
B
1,000 metres
C
Marathon
D
High jump
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5

The plant soleirolia soleirolii of the nettle family has a number of common names, including baby's tears, angel's tears, mind-your-own-business, peace-in-the-home, pollyanna vine, the Corsican curse, Irish moss and which other?

A
Dingle Dell
B
Mother of thousands
C
Victoria's secret
D
Amberley grange
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6

Which Greek poet (1200 - 850 BC) is famous for the poems popularly attributed to him about the siege of Troy and the wanderings of Ulysses?

A
Homer
B
Marge
C
Virgil
D
Alcibiades
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7

In what long-running UK television documentary series have specialists Mick Aston, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding regularly appeared?

A
Coast
B
Time Team
C
The Tale of English
D
The Science of Stupid
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