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General Knowledge: Menu page

Yes, I know the whole site is about General Knowledge - but this category is even more general than the others.  It covers:

Advertising – slogans, etc.
Ages and the Law – at what age can you ... ?
Aristocracy: miscellaneous – stuff about the aristocracy, that doesn't come under The Landed Gentry, Peerages, or Dukedoms
Armed Forces  
Armour – mainly, "Which part of the body is protected by the ... ?" 
Ceremonies and Officials  
Clothes and Fashion  
Clothing Care – what do all those symbols on clothing care labels mean? 
Collective Nouns – a contentious subject in quizzes - treated as peremptorily as I dare
Colours – primary colours, etc.
Computers – non-scientific stuff about computers
Crafts – including materials, etc. 
Customs - UK  
Customs - other – including martial arts 
Days of the Week – about their names in various languages, and who or what they're named after 
Designers – see also Architects, Clothes and Fashion
Dogs – breeds, real life dogs, fictional dogs, etc. 
Domestic animals – questions about animals (including birds, etc.) that don't come under Natural History.  But see also Dogs and Horses 
Dukedoms – brief histories of some of the more prominent British dukedoms 
The EU and the Eurozone – which countries are members of which (and which aren't) 
Flags – including the Union Jack, the British Royal Standard, etc. 
Inscriptions – including epitaphs (etc.) 
Inventions and Discoveries  
Jobs – e.g. "What did a fletcher make"?
The Landed Gentry – e.g. "What is the family name of the Dukes of Marlborough?" 
Letters – letters of the alphabet, including all alphabets (particularly the Greek one) 
Medals and Honours  
Mileages – how far is it from ... to ... ? (also in kilometres!)
Nicknames of Places and Things  
Nobel Prizes  
Ologies – e.g. "What is aetiology the study of?"
Peerages – what title was adopted by ... ?
Perfumes – which fashion house produces (such-and-such a perfume)? 
Pets – animals that have names, and aren't dogs or horses 
Phobias – see Collective Nouns, above (the same comment applies)
Plants (domesticated) – mainly about plants that are used for food or other purposes 
Precious Metals  
Publishing – including newspapers, etc. 
Roman Numerals  
Royal Dates – significant dates for the British royal family 
The Royal Family  
St. George  
Sets – e.g. who were the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? 
Stamps – postage stamps, that is 
Superlatives – the first, last, biggest, oldest, etc. ... of various things
Types – what are ... types of? 
Unclassifiable – some questions just don't fit into my system! 
Websites – and Social Media ... etc.

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