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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2015

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1

What is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada?

A
Sydney
B
Halifax
C
Glace Bay
D
St John's
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2

Which of these is the odd person out?

A
Anne of Cleves
B
Jane Seymour
C
Anne Boleyn
D
Catherine Parr
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3

What species does the orf virus commonly affect?

A
Humans
B
Elephants
C
Sheep and goats
D
Dogs
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4

Who was the first British golfer to win the US Open Championship?

A
Tony Jacklin
B
Nick Faldo
C
Edward Ray
D
Harry Vardon
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5

The long-standing textbook, "Anatomy", by Henry Gray (1827-1861) owed much of its effectiveness to the illustrations which were drawn by whom?

A
Heinrich Lissauer
B
Henry Gray
C
Thomas Addison
D
Henry Vandyke Carter
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6

The saying "Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful" is commonly attributed to whom?

A
Genghis Khan
B
Joseph Goebbels
C
Bertrand Russell
D
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the Younger)
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7

Which US TV show, where the star appeared as a fictionalised version of himself with his friends George Costanza, Elaine Benes and Cosmo Kramer, ran for 9 seasons?

A
Letterman
B
Frasier
C
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
D
Seinfeld
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