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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 September 2016

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1

Vindaloo is a type of what?

A
Curry
B
Car
C
Religion
D
Clothing
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2

The name of what American music group originally formed in 1967 in New York City, was possibly indirectly inspired by a line from Winston Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister of Great Britain?

A
Bell, book and candle
B
Hook, line and sinker
C
Lock, stock and barrel
D
Blood, sweat and tears
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3

Which of these is an alternative name for blacklead?

A
Lumbago
B
Plumbago
C
Plumb-bob
D
Strychnine
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4

The trophy for the winner of the Australian Open Tennis Men's Singles is named after which champion?

A
Norman Brookes
B
Frank Sedgman
C
Gerald Patterson
D
Jack Crawford
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5

Which Australian city do the natives call "Freo"?

A
Darwin
B
Sydney
C
Melbourne
D
Fremantle
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6

What, among many other things, did the HMS Challenger expedition of 1872–76 discover?

A
The "Marie Celeste"
B
A previously unknown bat, Syconycteris hobbit, the Moss-forest Blossom Bat
C
The North-East Passage
D
Part of the Mariana Trench and one of the deepest known places on the ocean floor
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7

Under what name is Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe better known?

A
Lewis Baloue
B
Marianne Faithfull
C
Sarah Connor
D
Corinne Bailey Rae
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