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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2014

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Which US horse race for three year-old thoroughbred horses is held on the first Saturday in May, over one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs?

A
Preakness Stakes
B
Alabama Stakes
C
The Kentucky Derby
D
Belmont Stakes
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2

For which of these is vodka the basis?

A
Margarita
B
Bloody Mary
C
PiƱa colada
D
Spritzer
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3

"Silverback" is the name given to a dominant male what?

A
Dog
B
Cat
C
Gorilla
D
Giraffe
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4

In what field was the 15th century Flemish Jan van Eyck famous?

A
Etching
B
Writing
C
Oil painting
D
Water colour landscapes
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5

When British navigator James Cook arrived at what are now called Cook Islands what did he name them?

A
San Bernardo
B
Cook Islands
C
Hervey Islands
D
Gente Hermosa
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6

Who was made an honorary citizen of Haslach, Austria, in 1938, an honour withdrawn in 2004?

A
Adolf Hitler
B
Wolfgang Mozart
C
Jesse Owens
D
Mrs Wallis Simpson
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7

What is the chief river of Uganda?

A
White Nile
B
Blue Nile
C
Turkwel
D
Edward
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