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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 September 2015

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1

What professional sport is Arthur Ashe known in?

A
Cricket
B
Tennis
C
Synchronised swimming
D
Formula One
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2

The mathematician, al-Khwarizmi, in the royal court of Baghdad in the 9th century CE gave his name to what procedure or formula for solving a problem?

A
Algebra
B
Algorithm
C
Algol
D
Alkhema
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3

What was the name of the group of friends that Ken Kesey, the author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", took on a trip from California to New York in a school bus nicknamed "Furthur"?

A
The Merry Pranksters
B
The Magical Mystery Tourists
C
The Courtly Jesters
D
The Rolling Thunderers
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4

Which US state borders another country, and no other US state?

A
New Mexico
B
Hawaii
C
Texas
D
Alaska
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5

Well known in the 1960s, what was the profession of Holland-Dozier-Holland?

A
Songwriters
B
Lawyers
C
Accountants
D
Lobbyists
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6

What is a Harvey Wallbanger?

A
Alcoholic drink
B
Vintage car
C
Demolition expert
D
Rock music fan
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7

The refugee camps Shatila and Shabra, the scenes of a massacre in 1982, were in which country?

A
Lebanon
B
Iraq
C
Egypt
D
Malta
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