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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 July 2015

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1

Which of these numbers is closest to the number of hours in a leap year?

A
2196
B
8784
C
8760
D
4392
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2

What term was used when 15 members of a US sports team were allowed to enter mainland China after a period of over 20 years in which Americans, except on very rare occasions, had been denied visas?

A
Footballs across the sea
B
Basketball friendship
C
Hockey wooing
D
Ping pong diplomacy
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3

What is the name given to a pointless, long drawn out story?

A
Shaggy dog
B
Bald cat
C
Hairy budgie
D
Furry hamster
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4

Who was IBF Light Welterweight Champion from 4 March 1987 until he retired in December 1987, and was accused of being the masked gunman who shot Frank Warren, his former manager, twice in the chest in November 1989 outside the Broadway Theatre, Barking, England?

A
George Foreman
B
Evander Holyfield
C
Mike Tyson
D
Terry Marsh
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5

Where would one find a favela?

A
At sports events in South Africa
B
In the cities of Brazil
C
In a gem-cutting studio
D
At a Spanish bakery
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6

Fanta Four are one of what country's top hip hop bands?

A
UK
B
Belgium
C
Austria
D
Germany
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7

What was the first name of the 19th century Russian composer Mussorgsky?

A
Teodor
B
Bulgaria
C
Modest
D
Maclav
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