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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2016

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In January 2009, what did global accountancy firm KPMG ask its 11,000 British staff to do, that was widely reported?

A
March on parliament to demand a bail-out check
B
Switch to a 4 day week or take a long holiday at 30% pay
C
Schedule coffee and toilet breaks to improve desk-sharing routines
D
Print in grey on both sides of each piece of paper
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2

Which capital city is at the confluence of the White Nile and the Blue Nile?

A
Kampala
B
Cairo
C
Khartoum
D
Addis Ababa
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3

Who was the only golfer in the President's Cup tournament held at San Francisco in 2009 to win all 5 of his matches?

A
Greg Norman
B
Fred Couples
C
Tiger Woods
D
Vijay Singh
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4

Which of these titles, first used for Charlemagne in 800 AD, existed until the early 20th century?

A
Defender of the Faith
B
Emperor
C
Nabob
D
Kaiser
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5

What is a word for giddiness, often associated with a disease of the inner ear?

A
Vertigo
B
Hydrophobia
C
Necrophilia
D
Impetigo
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6

Which of these people was born in Palma, Italy and early in his long musical career was principal conductor at La Scala, Milan, from 1895 to 1908?

A
Franco Faccio
B
Arturo Toscanini
C
John Barbirolli
D
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
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7

She was the daughter of a gospel singer, first cousin to Dionne Warwick, close to Aretha Franklin, won NACCP Best Actress for a 1996 film whose soundtrack which she performed which became the best-selling gospel album in history. Who was she?

A
Whitney Houston
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Mahalia Jackson
D
Roberta Flack
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