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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 July 2019

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Which of these is the name of a diamond that is set in the sceptre of the British Crown Jewels?

A
Koh-i-Noor
B
The Star of India
C
The Great Star of Africa
D
The Taylor-Burton
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2

What mythical medicine, believed to have mystical healing properties, was made from the horn of the unicorn?

A
Unimed
B
Alicorn
C
Equinox
D
Placebo
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3

How many colours are there on the American flag?

A
3
B
2
C
1
D
4
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4

In 1877 Sir Arthur Sullivan composed which immensely popular song?

A
Roaming in the Gloaming
B
Home, Sweet Home
C
The Boy I Love is Up in the Gallery
D
The Lost Chord
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5

In which decade was Paul McCartney born?

A
1920s
B
1940s
C
1930s
D
1950s
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6

Which city, since the 14th century BC, has been controlled by Israelites, Judaeans, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Mamluks, Turks, and the British and for a short time after World War II was occupied by Israel and Jordan?

A
Jerusalem
B
Tyre
C
Carthage
D
Athens
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7

In 1990, mountain climbers Rob Hall and Gary Ball were the first to do what in 7 months?

A
Climb Mt Everest 7 times
B
Climb the "Seven Summits"
C
Climb the 7 highest peaks in the Himalayas
D
Traverse New Zealand's Southern Alps from North to South
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