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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 March 2016

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"Four Quartets", a set of four poems ("Burnt Norton", "East Coker", "The Dry Salvages" and "Little Gidding") published between 1936 and 1942, were written by whom?

A
T. S. Eliot
B
Ted Hughes
C
Daphne du Maurier
D
W H Auden
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2

What wine originated in the Spanish town of Jerez de la Fontera?

A
Pinot Noir
B
Chardonnay
C
Sherry
D
Sauvignon Blanc
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3

What is the British group of islands in the South Atlantic that consists of two main islands, together with 776 smaller ones?

A
South Georgia
B
South Sandwich Islands
C
Falkland Islands
D
Pitcairn
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4

In the acronym FMT applied to medical treatment, what does the "M" stand for?

A
Microbiota
B
Menstrual
C
Magnetic
D
Medicinal
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5

Which US holiday commemorates either a celebration by Spaniards on 8 September 1565 in what is now Saint Augustine, Florida, the arrival of 38 English settlers at Berkeley Hundred on 4 December 1619, or the Pilgrim’s activities in Plymouth in 1621?

A
Columbus Day
B
Thanksgiving
C
Halloween
D
Memorial Day
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6

The main character in the film "Memento" (2000) suffered from what mental condition?

A
Anterograde amnesia
B
Retrograde amnesia
C
Repressed memory
D
Dissociative fugue
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7

The World Games, first held in 1981 to provide a world forum for sports not contested in the Olympic Games, includes which sport - once an Olympic sport but dropped after 1920?

A
White water slalom
B
Conkers
C
Snail-racing
D
Tug-o-war
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