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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2016

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1

In Greek legend, Aphrodite turned Adonis into what?

A
Prince
B
Frog
C
Anemone
D
Stone
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2

Which of these was a guitarist, singer and composer who died in September 1970, in Notting Hill, London, after drinking red wine and taking sleeping pills?

A
Janis Joplin
B
Jimi Hendrix
C
Jim Morrison
D
James Brown
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3

In which 1925 silent film, directed by Fred Niblo, were extras offered a prize of $100 to the winner to make a race more exciting, resulting in a horrendous crash that remains in the movie?

A
The Four Horsemen
B
The Sheik
C
Ben-Hur
D
Blood And Sand
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4

What does Cagliari refer to?

A
Fashion design
B
Food
C
Car
D
Football
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5

Rickets is caused by a deficiency in which vitamin?

A
A
B
C
C
D
D
B1
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6

What is a nickname for Australia?

A
Up n under
B
Down under
C
Kingswood Downs
D
The Netherlands
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7

What was the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union that was at its peak in October 1962?

A
The Berlin Airlift
B
The building of the Berlin Wall
C
The Cuban Missile Crisis
D
Results of the Olympic 10,000 metre race
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