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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 September 2015

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On Monday 20 July 2015 what happened in Washington, USA, for the first time in 54 years?

A
The Cuban flag was raised over the newly re-opened Cuban Embassy
B
A student scaled the Washington Monument
C
A chimpanzees' tea party on the White House lawn
D
A lightning strike on NASA headquarters
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2

In West Africa what is a griot?

A
A large calabash
B
An oral historian, conveyor of religious text, and storyteller poet and/or musician
C
A two or more storeyed thatched dwelling
D
A bell which calls people to prayer
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3

Which comic character first appeared in Action Comics #1 in June 1938?

A
Superman
B
Judge Dredd
C
Catwoman
D
Wolverine
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4

With which sport are Rodney Eyles, Peter Nicol, Susan Devoy and Cassie Campion associated?

A
Badminton
B
Table Tennis
C
Tennis
D
Squash
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5

Where is the town of Asbestos?

A
Brazil
B
Kazakhstan
C
Canada
D
Russia
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6

Which Hollywood star married baseball hero Joe DiMaggio?

A
Lana Turner
B
Marilyn Munroe
C
Ava Gardiner
D
Bette Davis
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7

What is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% of the total protein content?

A
Collagen
B
Estrogen
C
Cold collation
D
Carthogen
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