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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 November 2013

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From the 15th century onward, which country took control of Ceuta (North Africa), Madeira, the Azores, Goa (India), Brazil, Ormuz (in the Persian Strait), Malacca (now part of Malaysia) and Macau (China)?

A
Canada
B
Samoa
C
Portugal
D
Japan
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2

Who plays Arizona Robbins in the US TV series "Grey's Anatomy"?

A
Sara Ramírez
B
Jessica Capshaw
C
Sandra Oh
D
Kevin McKidd
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3

Who won the golfing Open Championship 3 times between 1979 and 1988?

A
Jack Nicklaus
B
Seve Ballesteros
C
Nick Faldo
D
Gary Player
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4

In May 2011 Stevie Nicks released which solo album, her first for 10 years?

A
Bella Donna
B
Trouble in Shangri-La
C
In Your Dreams
D
My World 2.0
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5

John Milton created what name for the capital of Hell in his poem "Paradise Lost"?

A
Dystopia
B
Bedlam
C
Chaos
D
Pandemonium
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6

Which river begins in the Rocky Mountains in south-west Colorado, crosses New Mexico and forms the border between Mexico and the USA before reaching the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Rio Grande
B
Talahassee
C
Mississippi
D
Hudson
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7

What is the name for a wasps' nest?

A
Hive
B
Vespers
C
Apiary
D
Vespiary
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