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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 August 2019

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What is the Diet of Worms?

A
A method of torture used at Guantanamo Bay
B
A method used by Oprah Winfrey to reduce weight
C
The religious court that judged Martin Luther in 1521
D
The name for the parliament of Iceland, created in 1944
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2

The names of how many US states begin with "New"?

A
4
B
8
C
2
D
6
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3

Which English novelist was arranged to be released from prison in 1703 by Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, and was employed by him as a spy?

A
Henry Fielding
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Jonathan Swift
D
James Boswell
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4

One of the earliest European explorers to reach Australia and New Zealand has which island named after him?

A
Green Island
B
Stewart Island
C
Cook Island
D
Tasmania
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5

What function must be applied to the numbers 10 and 5 to provide 50 as the result?

A
Division
B
Multiplication
C
Addition
D
Subtraction
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6

The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company specialises in performing works by which of these?

A
Rodgers and Hammerstein
B
Gilbert and Sullivan
C
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Weber
D
George and Ira Gershwin
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7

What do the initials MCC, of a sports organisation founded in England in 1787, stand for?

A
Medical Council for Competition
B
Manchester City Cardinals
C
Marlborough Curling Club
D
Marylebone Cricket Club
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