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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 October 2015

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1

Who was the first player to be ranked by the Association of Tennis Professionals as the No 1 World player?

A
Ilie Năstase
B
John Newcombe
C
Jimmy Connors
D
Björn Borg
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2

The Saharan mountain range, which includes the highest points in the area, is named after what people ?

A
The Touaregs
B
The Toubou
C
The Tim Lam
D
The Gouran Anakaza
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3

Which of these applies to critical discussion of literary texts and cultural contexts?

A
Mimesis
B
Exegesis
C
Diegesis
D
Genesis
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4

What is a sphygmomanometer used to measure?

A
Blood pressure
B
Breast size
C
Lion manes
D
Altitude
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5

According to Virgil's Latin epic poem "The Aeneid", who, during the Trojan War, made a wooden horse and filled it with soldiers that the Trojans took through the gates of Troy?

A
Scots
B
Greeks
C
Mexicans
D
Zulus
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6

Who married Jay-Z in New York City on 4 April 2008?

A
Jennifer Lopez
B
Kelly Rowland
C
LeToya Luckett
D
Beyoncé Knowles
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7

Which actor is a link between the outstanding psychological UK crime series, "Cracker", and the eight Harry Potter films?

A
Christopher Eccleston
B
Dame Maggie Smith
C
Robbie Coltrane
D
Dame Judi Dench
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