General Knowledge Quiz

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General Knowledge Quiz


1. What sort of creature is a rail? A A snake B Abird C A lizard D A mammal 2. What is the name for the decay caused by fungi attacking wood with a high moisture content? A Dry rot B Fungi rot C Wet rot D Moss rot 3. Which female vocalist released an album entitled Drag? A Shania Twain B Annie Lennox C Toni Braxton D Kd Lang 4. From the roots of which climbing plant is the insecticide rotenone obtained? A Honeysuckle B Derris C Ivy D Clematis 5. Who was said to have attained enlightenment while sitting beneath a bo tree? A Vishnu B Jesus Christ C Mohammed D Buddha 6. Which Hollywood actress will join the cast of Suits after the departure of Meghan Markle? A Robin Wright B Claire Danes C Anna Gunn D Katherine Heigl 7. In heraldry which colour is represented by the word "gules"? A Gold B Green C Red D Silver 8. Who wrote Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse? A Margaret Atwood B Virginia Woolf C Louisa May Alcott D Charlotte Bronte 9. …

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