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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 March 2019

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1

What is the name of the Temple built to Pallas Athene around 480 BC, from which marble friezes and statues were removed by Lord Elgin in 1812?

A
Parthenon
B
Sphinx
C
Taj Mahal
D
Hippodrome
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2

Muhammad Ali (who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) is associated with which sport?

A
Rugby union
B
Motor racing
C
Boxing
D
Soccer
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3

Which of these literary figures was born in the 19th century?

A
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Molière)
B
William Shakespeare
C
Richard Sheridan
D
Henrik Ibsen
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4

In the British TV series "Victoria" featuring Jenna Coleman as the Queen, first released in 2016, which building from the period was used for the then very new Buckingham Palace?

A
Church Fenton
B
Harewood House
C
Castle Howard
D
Carlton Towers
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5

What is the word for the light infantry or cavalrymen in the French army which was first formed in 1743?

A
Pinot
B
Chasseur
C
Chardonnay
D
Merlot
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6

What federation of free cities who had developed trade with foreign countries, formed in the 14th century, had its headquarters in Lübeck?

A
Huguenots
B
Cinque Ports
C
Hanseatic League
D
Benelux
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7

What is the name for radiations of a wavelength longer than and immediately next to the visible spectrum?

A
X Rays
B
Ultra violet
C
Rainbow
D
Infra red
Select from the options above.
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