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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 October 2014

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According to Greek legend, who ferried the souls of the dead across the river that divided the world of the living from that of the dead?

A
Aeneas
B
Hermes
C
Orpheus
D
Charon
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2

What is the largest island of Denmark, that includes the cities of Copenhagen and Helsingǿr?

A
Zealand
B
Fünen
C
Laaland
D
Bornholm
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3

Inspector Morse of the TV series (1987-2000) of the same name was very reticent about his first name; the name eventually revealed then became the title of a current prequel, but what was it?

A
Endeavour
B
Sam
C
Maximilian
D
Signal
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4

Which of these is a type of beetle?

A
Weevil
B
Trap door spider
C
Crane fly
D
Red ant
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5

What were the first names of the Irish poet and dramatist W B Yeats?

A
William Butler
B
Walton Burlington
C
Wilson Barry
D
Wigmore Bartle
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6

A lastingly popular game released in 1991 by Psygnosis was called what?

A
Brataccas
B
Lemmings
C
Discworld
D
Shadow of the Beast
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7

What does the acronym "DOA" mean?

A
Dead on arrival
B
Down and away
C
Daft old age
D
Dinner of antelope
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