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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2014

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1

What is the name for the point in the lunar orbit when the moon is nearest to the earth?

A
Golligee
B
Apogee
C
Negligee
D
Perigee
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2

What submarine feature joins mainland Ecuador to the Galapagos Islands?

A
Cocos Ridge
B
Carnegie Ridge
C
Nazca Ridge
D
Tehuantepec Ridge
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3

Who published almost 100 books on many subjects, including his autobiography "My Life and Times" (10 vols, 1963-1971), "The Four Winds Of Love" (6 vols, 1937-45), "Whisky Galore" (1947) and "Monarch of the Glen" (1941)?

A
Susan Boyle
B
Robert Louis Stevenson
C
Compton MacKenzie
D
Flora MacDonald
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4

A repeated brief memorable phrase or figure in pop music is called which of these?

A
Ref
B
Ruff
C
Raff
D
Riff
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5

What song contains the lyrics "Steak Knife, Caro Shark, Con Job, Boot Cut ", "Dog Town, Blood Bath, Rib Cage, Soft Tail", "Black Jack, Dope Dick, Pawn Shop, Quick Pick" and "Song Bird, Main Line, Cash Back, Hard top"?

A
"Trouble" by Coldplay
B
"Aerials" by System of a Down
C
"By The Way" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
D
"Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.
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6

The king of what country became Iceland's ruler by treaty in 1262?

A
Sweden
B
Denmark
C
Norway
D
Finland
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7

US basketballer LeBron James caused headlines in 2010 and 2014 by first leaving and then returning to what team?

A
San Antonio Spurs
B
Miami Heat
C
Oklahoma City Thunder
D
Cleveland Cavaliers
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