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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2018

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1

Which of these was written by Anthony Powell?

A
Tremor of Intent: An Eschatological Spy Novel
B
A Dance to the Music of Time
C
Of Human Bondage
D
Time's Arrow
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2

What is or are the mandible(s)?

A
The jaw or beak
B
Sand used for creating a religious symbol
C
Tool for peeling citrus fruit
D
Chewing teeth
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3

Which of these might be used to add a sweet, sour, fruity smell and taste to food?

A
Tarhana
B
Tofu
C
Tamarisk
D
Tamarind paste
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4

The Ironman World Championship, which has been held annually in Hawaii since 1978, with an additional race in 1982, involves which sport?

A
Surfing
B
Triathlon
C
Swimming
D
Marathon
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5

What character was played by Ronnie Barker in the TV series "Open All Hours"?

A
Spock
B
Benson
C
Tribble
D
Arkwright
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6

In 1840 a two masted square rigged gunship, under Commander Owen Stanley, was sent to Akaroa on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. For what reason?

A
To forestall an armed French claim to sovereignty over the South Island
B
To take the Treaty of Waitangi, newly signed in the north, for signing by South Island Maori
C
For military exercises with the French
D
To serve as a whaler
Select from the options above.
7

The national flag of which of these countries does not have any stars on it?

A
India
B
USA
C
Myanmar
D
Papua New Guinea
Select from the options above.
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