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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2016

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Which city, sometimes known as the City of Drizzle and having the motto "I am not led, I lead", is the capital of Brazil's most populous and wealthiest state?

A
Rio de Janeiro
B
São Paulo
C
Belo Horizonte
D
Brasilia
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2

How many different Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland were there between 1840 and 1900?

A
8
B
16
C
None
D
1
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3

Who has been engaged to US tennis player Jimmy Connors and married to British tennis player John Lloyd, Olympic downhill skier Andy Mill and Australian golfer Greg Norman?

A
Steffi Graf
B
Chris Evert
C
Martina Navratilova
D
Venus Williams
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4

What type of dog is traditionally used above the Arctic Circle to pull sleds over snow?

A
Husky
B
Chihuahua
C
Pomeranian
D
Poodle
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5

Who was Chief Justice of the USA from 1969 to 1986, the longest serving of any other appointed in the 20th century, who delivered controversial decisions on abortion, capital punishment, religious establishment , and school desegregation?

A
Warren Burger
B
Kenneth Starr
C
Earl Warren
D
William Rehnquist
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6

The melody of the song "Happy Birthday to You" dates from when?

A
1893
B
1920
C
Not known (traditional)
D
1793
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7

"Imagination encircles the world" is an example of what figure of speech?

A
Metaphor
B
Simile
C
Adverbial phrase
D
Adjectival phrase
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