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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 November 2015

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1

What made Superman weak?

A
Argonite
B
Xenonite
C
Kryptonite
D
Neonite
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2

The "Ring of Fire" is an area of seismic activity around which ocean?

A
Indian
B
Atlantic
C
Pacific
D
Arctic
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3

Who was the first recipient of the Pierre de Coubertin Medal, established 1964 to honour athletes who exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship in Olympic events or those who give exceptional service to the Olympic movement?

A
Luz Long, 1936 Olympics
B
Emil Zatopek, 1952 Olympics
C
Karl Heinz Klee, 1976 Olympics
D
Franz Jonas, 1969
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4

What was the sack of B├ęziers in 1209 CE?

A
Jewels and gold brought back from China and India
B
A prominent vintage of the wine known as sack
C
A type of body bag used during the Bubonic Plague
D
The first major military action of Pope Innocent III's Albigensian Crusade
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5

The success of which English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982 was based on the songwriting partnership of Morrissey (vocals) and Johnny Marr (guitar), with the rhythm section of Andy Rourke (bass) and Mike Joyce (drums)?

A
Oasis
B
The Pet Shop Boys
C
Herman's Hermits
D
The Smiths
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6

What was the first name of the fictional character Gulliver, which was created by Jonathan Swift?

A
Lemuel
B
Samuel
C
Caramel
D
Caravelle
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7

Which of these is a disease associated with the absence of nicotinic acid in the diet, characterised by dermatitis, mild diarrhea and delirium?

A
Pellagra
B
Tuberculosis
C
Rabies
D
Ebola
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