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General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 16 March 2022

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1

Which of these towns or villages has not set up closer links with the others?

A
Dull, Perthshire, Scotland
B
Bland, New South Wales, Australia
C
No Name, Colorado, USA
D
Boring, Oregon, USA
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2

One form of ascorbic acid is commonly known as which vitamin?

A
D
B
A
C
B
D
C
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3

Which of these writers was the last to publish their first work?

A
Agatha Christie
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Charles Dickens
D
Salman Rushdie
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4

Where did Scottish patriot William Wallace lead soldiers to a defeat of the English in 1297?

A
The Battle of Methven
B
The Battle of Bannockburn
C
Battle of Stirling Bridge
D
Battle of Halidon Hill
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5

Ski orienteering was last considered for inclusion in the 2018 Olympic Games and has so far been turned down. Which of these has not been published as one of the reasons?

A
None of the IOC members has a connection with the sport
B
It is too difficult for spectators and broadcasting media to follow the competition
C
It is mostly practised only in Nordic countries
D
The new technology and results system were too costly
Select from the options above.
6

Who play the two lead characters in the UK TV 2010 series Sherlock?

A
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman
B
Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
C
Alan Davies, Mark Watson
D
Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise
Select from the options above.
7

Where is the Nevado Ojos del Salado, the highest of the world's volcanoes which have been active in the last 2 millennia?

A
Suriname
B
Mexico
C
Colombia
D
In the Andes, on the Argentina–Chile border
Select from the options above.
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