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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 July 2016

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Who founded "Answers" in 1888, and later founded Amalgamated Press in the UK which, at various times, owned "The Evening News", "The Daily Mail", "The Daily Mirror", "The Observer" and "The Times"?

A
Lord Northcliffe
B
Lord Beaverbrook
C
William Randolph Hearst
D
Rupert Murdoch
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2

Which musical was based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce "The Merchant of Yonkers", which he revised and retitled "The Matchmaker" in 1955?

A
Kiss Me Kate
B
Hello, Dolly!
C
Aspects of Love
D
Damn Yankees
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3

Which was NOT a site of any of the three Punic Wars fought between Rome and Carthage?

A
Sicily
B
Cyprus
C
Italy
D
Carthage
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4

The Senate of the Republic of Ireland is called the Seanad. What is the name of the House of Representatives?

A
Diet
B
Althing
C
Dail
D
Repean
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5

What discipline was sportsman Peyton Manning, who retired in 2016, best known for?

A
Swimming
B
Baseball
C
NFL (American football)
D
Lacrosse
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6

What make of car was founded in 1963 in a tractor factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy, and is now a subsidiary of Volkswagen?

A
Peugeot
B
Ferrari
C
Audi
D
Lamborghini
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7

What is added to water to make brine?

A
Sugar
B
Salt
C
Milk
D
Packet soup
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