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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 October 2015

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Which of these is a word for loss of memory as a result of, for example, concussion or psychological disorder?

A
Muscular dystrophy
B
Vertigo
C
Agoraphobia
D
Amnesia
Select from the options above.
2

On 2 February 2015 who became the youngest person to be ranked No 1 in professional golf?

A
Lydia Ko
B
Inbee Park
C
Stacy Lewis
D
Jordan Spieth
Select from the options above.
3

An early type of futures market, and a huge speculative bubble, related to what?

A
Rice, in 1710
B
Olives, 6th century BCE
C
Tulip bulbs, in 1636-7
D
Corn, in 1851
Select from the options above.
4

Who coined the expressions 'a curate's egg' and 'bedside manner', and wrote three novels, including "Peter Ibbetson" (adapted to a 1935 film starring Gary Cooper and an opera), and another which gave its name to the trilby, a type of hat?

A
J B Priestley
B
Samuel Pepys
C
George du Maurier
D
T. S. Eliot
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5

Which country, after 500 years of Ottoman domination, became independent in 1912, adopted a republican form of government in 1920, became a kingdom in 1928, came under Italian control in 1939, became a Communist state after World War II, and is now a parliamentary democracy established under a constitution renewed in 1998?

A
Montenegro
B
Algeria
C
Albania
D
Lebanon
Select from the options above.
6

Paribas, formed in 1872 from two companies respectively in Paris and Amsterdam, operated in what field?

A
Mercantile trading
B
Shipping
C
Finance
D
Horseracing
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a film in which the characters of Lara, Tonya and Yevgraf appear?

A
Dr Zhivago
B
Tomb Raider
C
Rollerball
D
Unman, Wittering and Zigo
Select from the options above.
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