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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 September 2015

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1

What adjective is usually applied to an owl?

A
Diurnal
B
Nocturnal
C
Biennial
D
Quadrupedal
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2

What was regarded at one time as the 27th letter of the English alphabet, and was formally in the alphabet from at least the 10th century CE?

A
The symbol, $ (dollar)
B
The symbol, @ (at)
C
The symbol, % (percent)
D
The symbol, & (ampersand)
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3

Caractacus, Cartimandua and Scapula had what in common?

A
Scapula led the other two as captives to Rome
B
British resistance to Roman invasion in Britain
C
They are names for bones of the human body
D
They were breeds of sheep
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4

In England, what name was given to 11 May 1866, when the banking firm of Overend, Gurney and Co failed, with liabilities of over £11 million?

A
Black Friday
B
Overend Monday
C
Bloody Sunday
D
Pancake Tuesday
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5

Which of these could not be said about Arthur Ashe?

A
First African American selected to the United States Davis Cup team
B
Won tennis's Grand Slam for singles titles
C
The only African American to win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open
D
Founded the American National Junior Tennis League
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6

Leo Zulueta is a notable artist in what field?

A
Tattoo art
B
Harp playing
C
Danish cuisine
D
Pavement art
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7

Bondi Beach is near which city?

A
San Francisco
B
Naples
C
Hawaii
D
Sydney
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