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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2016

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1

After an earlier experiment by AOL's QuantumLink Serial what was the episodic online story (1995-7) which first included paid advertising banners and product placement?

A
ridethespot.com
B
The Spot, or thespot.com
C
Something to be Desired
D
The Strand
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2

What genus of grass is also known as kaffir corn, dhurra, Guinea corn and Indian millet?

A
Alfalfa
B
Saffron
C
Spinifex
D
Sorghum
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3

Where is the world's longest toughest horse race of over 1000 km in the footsteps of Genghis Khan?

A
Mongolia
B
Australia
C
Thailand
D
Sri Lanka
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4

What was the stage name of Norma Deloris Egstrom, an American jazz and popular music singer and songwriter who won 3 Grammy Awards (including the Lifetime Achievement Award) and who was nominated for an Academy Award as an actress?

A
Peggy Lee
B
Marilyn Munroe
C
Brenda Lee
D
k d lang
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5

In which country are the Angel Falls, or Kerepakupai VenĂ¡?

A
Guyana
B
Paraguay
C
Argentina
D
Venezuela
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6

The last four nations to join the United Nations 193 members are Switzerland (2002), Timor-Leste (2002), Montenegro (2006) and which other nation?

A
Tonga
B
Serbia
C
Tuvalu
D
South Sudan
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7

Who or what did the music hall performer mean when he sang of "my old dutch"?

A
His wife
B
His work pal
C
His crutch
D
His grandmother
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