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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 June 2013

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1

Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, the official mistress of Louis XV of France from 1745 to 1750, lent her titled name to what hairstyle?

A
Beehive
B
Pompadour
C
Quiff
D
Bangs
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2

Which of these is a tragic heroine in Irish mythology?

A
Ydun
B
Flora
C
Deirdre
D
Demeter
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3

In 1994 the Globe Theatre on London's Shaftsbury Avenue was renamed after which actor?

A
Terence Rigby
B
Ralph Richardson
C
Laurence Olivier
D
John Gielgud
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4

In 2009 it was announced that the WGC-HSBC Champions, a men's professional golf 72-hole tournament, had been awarded World Golf Championships status. Where is it held?

A
Sheshan Golf Club, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
B
The Hills, Arrowtown, New Zealand
C
Hyatt Regency Coolum, Queensland, Australia
D
Damai Indah Golf - Pantai Indah Kapuk Course, Jakarta, Indonesia
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5

In which of these areas would you be most likely to find a traditional dwelling called a rondavel?

A
Pacific Islands
B
Alaska
C
Mongolia
D
South Africa
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6

The sparkling wine called cava originated in which country?

A
Japan
B
Fiji
C
Spain
D
France
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7

What is the average of 1, 2, 2, 5, 9 and 17?

A
3.5
B
6
C
36
D
18
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