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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2021

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Gibraltar was ceded to the UK by Spain in 1713 and although now semi-autonomous is still under UK government; it has been a strategic advantage to the UK at a number of times, which is NOT one of these?

A
prior to the Battle of Trafalgar 1805
B
during the Spanish Civil War 1820-23
C
during the Crimean War 1853-56
D
following the opening of the Suez Canal 1869
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2

Who sleeps in a walnut shell in a story by Hans Christian Anderson?

A
Thumbelina
B
Tiny Tim
C
Mrs Tittlemouse
D
Tom Thumb
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3

What is the name for monocotyledonous, usually herbaceous plants with narrow leaves growing from the base, that include cereals, bamboo, turf, sedges and rushes?

A
Tattle
B
Grass
C
Snitch
D
Narc
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4

Where is the Great Bitter Lake?

A
The Highlands of Ethiopia
B
North-west Canada
C
Part of the waterway of the Suez Canal
D
Mongolia
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5

"Parturient" applies to something which is what?

A
Bringing forth
B
Departing
C
Dividing
D
Participating
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6

Who created the character of Dame Edna Everage?

A
Kylie Minogue
B
Barry Humphries
C
Clive James
D
Rolf Harris
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7

From 1990 to 1995 the World Rowing Cup was a competition for which class?

A
Single scull
B
Coxless Pair
C
Quad scull
D
Eight
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