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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 August 2016

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1

Which of these is the word for a coin collector?

A
Ornithologist
B
Philatelist
C
Philanderer
D
Numismatist
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2

In German games what are acorns, leaves, hearts and bells?

A
Different styles of stroke in hockey
B
Awards for first, second, third and highly commended
C
Traditional names of teams
D
Suits in a deck of cards
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3

What is the highest point in the 48 contiguous states of the USA?

A
Alma, Colorado
B
Winter Park, Colorado
C
Mount Whitney, California
D
Leadville, Colorado
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4

Who co-founded the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada, and then the American Federation of Labor which replaced it when it dissolved?

A
John L. Lewis
B
Uriah Smith Stephens
C
John J. Jarrett
D
Samuel Gompers
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5

Which of these birds can fly?

A
Eagle
B
Kiwi
C
Emu
D
Ostrich
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6

According to Roman legend, which son of Ceres was turned into a river in Tartarus which supplied the Titans with water in their battle with the gods?

A
Hermes
B
Charon
C
Acheron
D
Orpheus
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7

In the 2016 spoof online video by President Barack Obama about his impending retirement from the post who is one of the people he discusses it with?

A
Ex-Speaker John Boehner
B
His daughter Natasha
C
Ex-President George W Bush
D
Prime Minister David Cameron
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