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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 November 2018

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What name is given to the syndrome which involves a delusion that the affected person can transform or has transformed into an animal?

A
Dorian Gray Syndrome
B
The Cotard delusion
C
Couvade syndrome
D
Clinical lycanthropy
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2

In what country are the wettest places in Africa?

A
Algeria
B
Cameroon
C
South Africa
D
Somalia
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3

Which BBC drama series, starring Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, David Troughton and Barbara Flynn, was rated in 2010 by "The Guardian" as 5th in their list of "The Top 50 TV Dramas of All Time" but ran for only 2 series, in 1986 and 1988?

A
Bad Boyes
B
Just Good Friends
C
A Very Peculiar Practice
D
Ever Decreasing Circles
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4

Why did Britain and the Netherlands carry out the Bombardment of Algiers in 1816?

A
To deter a planned Barbary raid up the English Channel/La Manche
B
As retaliation for Algerian raids on Gibraltar
C
To enforce a European trade route
D
To "encourage" the Dey of Algiers to stop enslaving white Christians
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5

Who set a world land speed record of over 400 miles per hour at Bonneville, Utah, USA, and was killed attempting a new water speed record on Loch Ness in September 1952?

A
Evel Knievel
B
Henry Ford
C
Craig Breedlove
D
John Cobb
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6

In March 2009, which teams were confirmed to contest the World Netball Series in October 2009?

A
Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Samoa, South Africa
B
Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Samoa, Malawi
C
Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, South Africa, Malawi
D
Australia, New Zealand, England, South Africa, Malawi, Samoa
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7

The drink of the Gods is nectar: what is the food of the Gods?

A
Euphoria
B
Junket
C
Amphora
D
Ambrosia
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