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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 July 2016

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Which of these is a woman?

A
English writer Evelyn Waugh
B
French novelist Georges Sand
C
Actor, producer & dramatist Emlyn Williams
D
US musician and lead singer of a rock band, Marilyn Manson
Select from the options above.
2

Singers and performers Joseph Utsler and Joseph Bruce perform under what name?

A
Ill & Al Scratch
B
Insane Clown Posse
C
Black Sheep
D
M.O.P.
Select from the options above.
3

Which country administers the uninhabited subantarctic Campbell Island, which lies at 52°32′24″S 169°8′42″E?

A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
USA
D
UK
Select from the options above.
4

The trophy for which event, presented since 1936, has a bas-relief sculpture of the likeness of each winning driver, along with the driver's name, date of victory and average speed?

A
Mille Miglia
B
Le Mans 24 Hours
C
24 Hours of Sebring
D
The Indianapolis 500
Select from the options above.
5

According to Greek legend, what was the 9 headed monster from the Lerna marshes killed by Hercules?

A
Minotaur
B
Hydra
C
Harpy
D
Valkyrie
Select from the options above.
6

What word can either refer to a nineteenth century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum?

A
Stripepyjama
B
Cinerama
C
Bananarama
D
Diorama
Select from the options above.
7

The irregularity in the orbit of the planet Uranus led to what discovery?

A
The sun did not appear to "set" on some planets
B
Gravity was the force determining a planet's orbit
C
Uranus had more than one moon
D
There was another planet, Neptune, nearby
Select from the options above.
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