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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 June 2016

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1

When were England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland termed a Commonwealth?

A
Under King Arthur
B
Never
C
After World War II
D
Under Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector
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2

What was a notable event at the 1990 Australian Open tennis tournament?

A
World number 9 John McEnroe was disqualified in his 4th round match
B
Steffi Graf achieved the Golden Slam
C
The tournament was held for the first time at Flinders Park, later Melbourne Park.
D
The tournament was played for the first time on hard court instead of lawn
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3

Which canal operated along the banks of the Potomac in Maryland from 1850 to 1924 and connected Cumberland, Maryland, to Washington, D.C., allowing freight to be transported around the Great Falls of the Potomac River?

A
Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal
B
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
C
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
D
Pennsylvania Canal
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4

Which US TV show, for which the cast list included Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards and Jason Alexander, was set predominantly in an apartment block on New York City's Upper West Side (but shot mostly in Los Angeles, California)?

A
Friends
B
Seinfeld
C
Cheers
D
Frasier
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5

What is the etymology of "malaria"?

A
Bad air
B
Singing sickness
C
Apple fever
D
Illness
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6

What car, intended as a competitor to the Ford Mustang, was unveiled at a press conference by Chevrolet on 12 September 1966?

A
Camaro
B
Corvair
C
Cortina
D
Chevette
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7

In February 2014 which sought after film actor married opera director Sophie Hunter?

A
Martin Freeman
B
Simon Pegg
C
Johnny Depp
D
Benedict Cumberbatch
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