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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 April 2011

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1

Who was the first Pope to be elected to office in the 21st century?

A
John Paul II
B
Benedict XVI
C
George Ringo II
D
John XXIII
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2

In what country is the port town of Xai-xai, near the mouth of the Limpopo River?

A
Venezuela
B
Brazil
C
Kenya
D
Mozambique
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3

Which of these is a play by Anton Chekhov?

A
The Pumpkin Patch
B
The Beet Farm
C
The Orange Grove
D
The Cherry Orchard
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4

Through how many of the 5 boroughs of New York City does the New York marathon run?

A
4
B
5
C
3
D
2
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5

The craisin is the dried fruit of which of these?

A
Strawberry
B
Date
C
Blackberry
D
Cranberry
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6

What caused the ancient Egyptian temples of Dakka, Maharraqa, Wadi es-Sebua, Amada, and Derr to be dismantled in the 1960s and rebuilt elsewhere?

A
Underground mining operations
B
The building of the Aswan Dam
C
They were bought and moved to the USA
D
Sand dunes were covering them
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7

Which of these is a pear-shaped, fretless stringed instrument commonly used in Middle Eastern music?

A
Sackbut
B
Crumhorn
C
Shawm
D
Oud
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