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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2015

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1

What is the first name of the poet Coleridge?

A
Bob
B
Samuel
C
René
D
Leroy
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2

Which empire, established in and around Cappadocia, was powerful in Asia Minor from 1400 to 1200 BC?

A
Mongol
B
Macedonian
C
Hittite
D
Medean
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3

Which virus spread by fleas was deliberately introduced into Australia to control rabbits in 1951?

A
Cat scratch fever
B
Psittacosis
C
Measles
D
Myxomatosis
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4

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), revered as a great poet, also wrote which play or drama?

A
The Stone Guest
B
Ruslan and Ludmila
C
Eugene Onegin
D
Boris Godunov
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5

What is a good idea not to do in public if you want keep secrets private?

A
Hoist one's petard
B
Wash one's dirty linen
C
Sing out
D
Do the light fandango
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6

Table Mountain in South Africa overlooks which city?

A
Johannesburg
B
Cape Town
C
Port Elizabeth
D
Kimberley
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7

LeBron James and many fellow NBA players, such as Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, teammates Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love wore "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts in warm-ups before games in 2014, in support of what?

A
The 2014 Asthma Foundation appeal
B
The family of Eric Garner who was killed in 2014 while being arrested by police
C
Moves to curb climate change
D
Critics of smog in cities
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