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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2015

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1

Who referred to her quarter final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova in the 2009 Australian Open as "an out of body experience"?

A
Vera Zvonareva
B
Dinara Safina
C
Venus Williams
D
Serena Williams
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2

Who unknowingly slew his father and married his mother, and, when he discovered his true identity, blinded himself when his mother hanged herself?

A
Oedipus
B
Narcissus
C
Adonis
D
Vespasian
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3

Which awards for songwriting and composing, the major platform for recognising Britain's songwriting and composing talents judged by the writing community, have been presented annually by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors since 1955?

A
Ivor Novello Awards
B
Tom Jones Awards
C
Dafydd Iwan Awards
D
Mary Hopkin Awards
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4

Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?

A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
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5

A road system running down the west coast of the Americas, apart from a short gap across the south part of Central America, from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Ushuaia, Argentina, is called what?

A
Route 66
B
The Pan-American Highway
C
The Americas Trail
D
The Yellow Brick Road
Select from the options above.
6

What name was applied to the Chief Magistrate of the republics of Venice (from the 8th century) and Genoa (from the 14th century) until 1797?

A
Doge
B
Doze
C
Doggo
D
Dope
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7

Which of these explains the meaning of "silly"?

A
All of these
B
Innocent
C
Stupefied
D
Feeble
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