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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 March 2015

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1

Which of these is a book that features Sherlock Holmes?

A
The Cat in the Hat With a Pipe and All That
B
Holmes Alone
C
Sign of Four
D
Hard Drugs Can Assist the Mental Processes
Select from the options above.
2

How is an accacciatura written in music?

A
As a vertical wavy line
B
As small size semiquavers
C
As a wave sign with a vertical stroke through it
D
With a stroke through the tail of the accacciatura quaver
Select from the options above.
3

Black Bess, the horse of Dick Turpin (1706-39), would have been used to what phrase if legend is to be believed?

A
"Stand and deliver"
B
"Forward, men"
C
"Put your back into it"
D
"Injuns ahead"
Select from the options above.
4

Who was one of the first female movie stars, called "The First Lady of the Silent Screen", who was the only star from the silent era to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, and who received a Special Academy Award in 1971?

A
Greta Garbo
B
Mary Pickford
C
Helen Hayes
D
Lillian Gish
Select from the options above.
5

Young Australian test and ODI cricketer Phillip Hughes died in November 2014 after an incident during an Shield match in Australia; what was the cause of his death?

A
He was struck on the neck by a ball bowled to him
B
He had a heart attack while waiting to bat
C
He was struck in the throat by a ball while he was fielding behind the stumps
D
He was struck over the heart by a bowled ball
Select from the options above.
6

What is pognophobia the fear of?

A
Beards
B
Noses
C
Dogs
D
Bears
Select from the options above.
7

Where are The Prince Edward Islands, two islands named Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, which are politically part of South Africa?

A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Indian Ocean
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
Select from the options above.
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