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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 May 2015

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Who was the 11th and 12th century ruler of Georgia, celebrated by Georgians as their most successful, leading them out from Turkish domination, reuniting the country, and subsequently being canonised by the Georgian Orthodox Church?

A
Demetrius I
B
George II
C
David IV
D
Tamar the Great
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2

Who led the expedition that discovered The Titanic on the bed of the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Robert Ballard
B
Peter Gimbel and Joseph Fox
C
David Mearns
D
Capt. Alvin Golden
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3

What does "QE" stand for in a national or international finance system?

A
Quantitative easing
B
Qualitative easing
C
Quantity-revised economy
D
Quantum economy
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4

Tennis, sometimes called real, or royal, tennis, differs from lawn tennis in a number of ways; which of these is not one?

A
The racquet head is bent slightly
B
The court is enclosed, and wider and longer
C
It includes a scoring area called "dedans"
D
Scoring is all by 15s, i.e. 15, 30, 45 ...
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5

What is a species in the legume family, native to North and South America, an annual herbaceous plant growing 30 to 50 cm (1 to 1 1/2 feet) tall?

A
Pineapple
B
Peanut
C
Beetroot
D
Potato
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6

Which Shakespearean play is the basis for films directed by Orson Welles in 1948, Roman Polanski (1971), Geoffrey Wright (2006), Akira Kurosawa (1958), Billy Morrissette (2001), and Vishal Bharadwaj (2004)?

A
Romeo and Juliet
B
Macbeth
C
Hamlet
D
Much Ado About Nothing
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7

Which river, formed by the union of the Murad Nehri and the Karu Su, flows for 2781 km (1728 miles) through Turkey and Syria into Iraq, where it joins the Tigris to form the Shatt-el-Arab?

A
Nizhnyaya Tunguska River
B
Amur River
C
Vilyuy River
D
Euphrates
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