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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 September 2016

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1

In the southern hemisphere, the winds associated with a cyclone, a region of low pressure, blow in which direction?

A
Clockwise
B
Anti-clockwise
C
North
D
South
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2

What is a key signature?

A
A Personal Identification Number used to enter a building
B
The sample signature that a bank uses to verify a customer's cheques
C
Combinations of sharps or flats at the beginning of each staff indicating the key of a composition
D
A specific pure DNA sample kept on permanent record by the FBI
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3

What is the name of the index of average daily prices on the New York Stock Exchange?

A
Dow Jones
B
Dave Jenkins
C
Dennis Jason
D
Drew Jackson
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4

A series of WADA investigations and a McLaren Investigation Agency report released in July 2016 alleged Russia was involved in widespread state-sponsored and prolonged doping violations in world sport; what was the period the McLaren report specified?

A
2016
B
2005 to 2015
C
2013 to 2014
D
At least from 2011 to 2015
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5

Which of these did not play guitar for "The Yardbirds"?

A
Eric Clapton
B
Ron Wood
C
Jeff Beck
D
Jimmy Page
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6

A 1974 film starring Susan George and Peter Fonda was "Dirty Mary, Crazy ... " who?

A
Harry
B
Barry
C
Larry
D
Gary
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7

In which year did George Bush succeed Ronald Reagan as US President, the US ratified the Berne convention on copyright, Time Inc and Warner Communications merged to form Time-Warner, and the Exxon Valdez spilled oil in Alaska?

A
1989
B
1991
C
1987
D
1985
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