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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 December 2018

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Which of these is a professional association in the UK with the dual roles of learned society and professional body that was formed in 1980 from the merger of the Faraday Society with 3 other societies?

A
The Royal Society of Chemistry
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Chartered Institute for IT
D
The Geological Society of London
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2

The Eddystone Rocks are 14 miles from which part of the UK?

A
Plymouth
B
Margate
C
Torquay
D
Southampton
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3

What were the family of Chinese Communist leader, Chiang Kai Shek, known as?

A
Courtiers
B
Prosperous salt merchants
C
Rice farmers
D
Fishermen
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4

In 1999, who became Britain's first undisputed boxing heavyweight world champion?

A
Lennox Lewis
B
Lewis Hamilton
C
Lenny Bruce
D
Lenny Henry
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5

Which of these was a successful group in the 1970s?

A
Tin Liz
B
Steely Dan
C
Brassy Fan
D
Bronz Stan
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6

What ship, formerly called USS "Phoenix" which saw action in World War II, became the first to be sunk by a nuclear-powered submarine, in 1982?

A
The Argentine cruiser "General Belgrano"
B
The Indian frigate Khukri
C
The German battleship "Bismarck"
D
The British Aircraft carrier "Royal Oak"
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7

Which of these terms describes a phrase such as "nurses run"?

A
Anagram
B
Pun
C
Palindrome
D
Mnemonic
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