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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 July 2014

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1

Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England in which century?

A
11th
B
14th
C
17th
D
19th
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2

Which animal can, after reaching full maturity, revert completely to sexual immaturity and begin again, thereby being technically capable of immortality?

A
Diploria strigosa (brain coral)
B
Amoeba proteus
C
Green sulphur bacterium
D
Turritopsis dohrnii (a jellyfish)
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3

In what mountain range are the four Presidential heads in Mt Rushmore National Memorial carved?

A
The Red Hills, Kansas
B
The White Hills, Connecticut
C
The Green Hills, Pennsylvania
D
The Black Hills, Dakota
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4

Which of these is a legendary flying horse?

A
Red Rum
B
Mobil
C
Unicorn
D
Pegasus
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5

Joe Calzaghe, known as "The Pride of Wales", was a boxing world champion in which category?

A
Welterweight
B
Lightweight
C
Heavyweight
D
Super middleweight
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6

What type of show is the US/Canada TV series Stargate SG-1?

A
Documentary
B
Situation comedy
C
Educational
D
Scifi
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7

Outstanding work of lasting literary merit giving evidence of consistent idealism on some significant level is recognised by the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, one of only six Nobel prizes. What was the first novel published by the last recent American recipient before 2016?

A
The Bluest Eye by Dr Toni Morrison
B
Hike and the Aeroplane by Sinclair Lewis
C
Elegy for John Donne and Other Poems by Joseph Brodsky
D
The Family Moskat by Isaac Bashevis Singer
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