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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 May 2019

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1

A binnacle is the name for the surround of what item found on a ship?

A
Marlinspike
B
Capstan
C
Windlass
D
Compass
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2

Which is the largest of the Channel Islands, where the official language is French?

A
Herm
B
Guernsey
C
Jersey
D
Alderney
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3

Which of these birds is known for making a laughing sound?

A
Nightingale
B
Dove
C
Lark
D
Kookaburra
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4

Who knighted Christopher Wren, the architect responsible for rebuilding 55 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including St. Paul's Cathedral?

A
George V
B
George III
C
Charles II
D
Victoria
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5

King Harold was killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 when an arrow went into what part of his body?

A
Chest
B
Foot
C
Eye
D
Hand
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6

Which Formula One team, based in Woking, Surrey, UK, and founded in 1963 by a New Zealander, has won over 160 races, 12 Drivers' Championships and 8 Constructors' Championships?

A
Lotus
B
Brabham
C
Williams
D
McLaren
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7

Which of these is the Benedictine monk who made important contributions to the production and quality of Champagne wine and is (incorrectly, apparently) commonly credited with having invented it?

A
Fra Chandon
B
Dom Perignon
C
Moet of Lyons
D
Charles de Saint-√Čvremond
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