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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2018

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1

When was the National Health Service (NHS), to provide good free healthcare for all United Kingdom citizens, launched?

A
1951
B
1920
C
1960
D
1948
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2

Which of these is a square-mouthed estuary on the northwest edge of East Anglia, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire on the east coast of England?

A
The Solent
B
The Wash
C
Bristol Channel
D
The Irish Sea
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3

Which Frenchman was a Franciscan, then a Benedictine monk, a teacher, a professor of anatomy and a priest, who wrote "Gargantua et Pantagruel", a huge comic narrative full of miscellaneous learning from the 16th century?

A
Molière
B
Alexandre Dumas
C
Victor Hugo
D
François Rabelais
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4

The line "It's the only thing that there's just too little of" is from which song?

A
"What the World Needs Now is Love" by Burt Bacharach & Hal David
B
"Love and Marriage" by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
C
"I Don't Like Mondays" by Bob Geldof
D
"Joy to the World" by Hoyt Axton
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5

Mercury, sulphur and salts of mercury and arsenic are discussed in ancient Chinese texts in relation to what?

A
Assassins' tools needing remedies
B
The Elixir of Life
C
Imperial cosmetics
D
Fertilisers
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6

With what were the names of Reinhart and Rogoff particularly associated in 2010?

A
Windows 10
B
Writing the lyrics of the Bruno Mars hit "Just the Way You Are"
C
Adoption of national austerity policies
D
Rescue work after the earthquake in Haiti
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7

What game requires 6 hoops and 2 posts set up on a ground around 35 yards by 28 yards?

A
Bowls
B
Boules
C
Rounders
D
Croquet
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