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A Challenging General Knowledge Quiz 4

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In 1984, Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with what disorder?

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)
  • Parkinson's disease

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In Britain in World War II, where did "land girls" work?

  • Museums
  • Factories
  • Hospitals
  • Farms

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Which of these is a card game popular with children?

  • Bang
  • Crackle
  • Snap
  • Pop

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In the southern states of the USA, which of these words is used to describe a type of swamp?

  • Chitlin
  • Gumbo
  • Bayou
  • Juke

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Avalon was the name of the island where, according to legend, which King was buried?

  • King Alfred
  • King Arthur
  • King Harold I
  • King Canute

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What is the technical term for a nose bleed?

  • Pyrosis
  • Alopecia
  • Aneurism
  • Epistaxis

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Who is the lead character in the TV series "House"?

  • White House
  • Arden House
  • Gregory House
  • Somerset House

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For which activity was Dame Elizabeth Frink honoured?

  • Marathon running
  • Sculpture
  • Writing
  • Swimming

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Where is the world's most populous metropolitan area?

  • Shanghai
  • Tokyo
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Singapore

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Who wrote the book "Das Kapital"?

  • Black Marx
  • Groucho Marx
  • Karl Marx
  • Onya Marx

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Easter Island belongs to which country?

  • Chile
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • USA

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Why did the International Telecommunication Union abbreviate "Coordinated Universal Time" to "UTC"?

  • It is the initials when translated into French
  • "CUT" was already in use
  • None of those reasons
  • "UTC" made for a better logo design

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Which of these is associated with boxing?

  • Frank Bruno
  • Nigel Mansell
  • David Cameron
  • John Mayer

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Robin Hood wanted who to be on the English throne instead of King John?

  • Richard the Lionheart
  • Henry II
  • Louis XIV of France
  • John's brother, Geoffrey

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Of the 29 letters in the Turkish alphabet, how many are vowels?

  • 5
  • 8
  • 6
  • 7

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What is the name of the belt of a judo uniform?

  • Obi
  • Wan
  • Darth
  • Kenobe

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The Roman army left Britain in what century?

  • 8th
  • 7th
  • 11th
  • 5th

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What type of apple is on the Apple Records logo?

  • Cox's Orange Pippin
  • Golden Delicious
  • Granny Smith
  • Gravenstein

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Which of these was designed by Reginald Mitchell?

  • Hovercraft
  • Austin-Healey Sprite
  • The British Mark I tank
  • Spitfire

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What item of headwear is associated with Sherlock Holmes?

  • Homburg
  • Baseball cap
  • Deerstalker hat
  • Motorcycle helmet

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Who was the last Nazi war criminal to be tried and executed?

  • Josef Blösche
  • Adolf Eichmann
  • Feodor Fedorenko
  • Jakob Sporrenberg

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What is a group of jellyfish called?

  • Slap
  • Whallop
  • Smack
  • Punch

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Copacabana Beach is close to which city?

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Athens
  • Nice
  • Nassau

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In Australian aboriginal language, what does "Uluru" mean?

  • Sacred home
  • Red rock
  • Stone alone
  • Great pebble

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Which of these is no longer an Olympic sport?

  • Handball
  • Curling
  • Softball
  • Snowboarding

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Nicole Kidman married which country singer in 2006?

  • Keith Urban
  • Glenn Campbell
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Kris Kristofferson

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What is the official language of the Canadian province of Quebec?

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

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The Colossus, one of the seven wonders of the world, was built where?

  • Machu Picchu
  • Zimbabwe
  • Rhodes
  • Switzerland

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Which of these waterfalls is on the border between the USA and Canada?

  • Niagara Falls
  • Victoria Falls
  • Rhine Falls
  • Angel Falls

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The dance Meringue originated where?

  • Caribbean
  • Scotland
  • Brazil
  • Spain

 

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