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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 May 2019

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1

Under a hire purchase agreement, whereby an item is purchased in installments, when do the goods in question become the property of the purchaser?

A
When more than 25% has been paid for
B
When the agreement is signed
C
When more than 50% has been paid for
D
When it is fully paid for
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2

Which American comedy TV series that ran for eleven seasons to 1993 and was set in a Boston bar, was created by James Burrows, Glen Charles and Les Charles?

A
Frasier
B
Cheers
C
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
D
Friends
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3

What are the first names of Torville and Dean, who were the highest ever scoring figure skaters for a single programme at the 1984 Winter Olympics?

A
Molly and Bob
B
Emily and James
C
Genevieve and Tristan
D
Jayne and Christopher
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4

Who was king of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex from 871 to 899, notable for his defence of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of southern England against the Vikings, and for improving his kingdom's legal system and military structure?

A
Alfred
B
Arthur
C
Algernon
D
Albert
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5

Why was the Rosetta Stone, discovered in 1799 and a key to deciphering writing from ancient Egypt, so called?

A
It was given as a present to the Queen of Spain
B
It was discovered by Rosetta Rosetti
C
The stone is in the shape of a rose
D
It was discovered at Rosetta, a town in Egypt
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6

There is an Irish County called … ?

A
Sideways
B
Under
C
Down
D
Over
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7

What is the common name for peristalsis?

A
Sneezing
B
Swallowing
C
Coughing
D
Hiccups
Select from the options above.
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