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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2016

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1

Who founded the Ptolemaic dynasty which followed Alexander the Great as Pharaohs of Egypt?

A
A Greek philosopher
B
Niece of the previous pharaoh
C
Alexander's son
D
One of Alexander's military commanders and personal bodyguards
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2

As a crude population measure of obesity, what value of body mass index is considered to show obesity?

A
40 +
B
25 +
C
30 +
D
28 +
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3

An Australian needs a passport to enter which of these areas?

A
New South Wales
B
Tasmania
C
New Zealand
D
Sydney
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4

What is the name of the major Greek stadium in Athens that was the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies, athletics events and the football (soccer) final at the 2004 Summer Olympics?

A
Yankee Stadium
B
The Olympic Stadium
C
Telstra Dome
D
National Cricket Stadium
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5

Who uses a hod?

A
Bricklayer
B
Coalman
C
Ferryman
D
Painter
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6

For what UK show was the fictional character Alan Partridge created?

A
Knowing Me, Knowing You
B
On The Hour
C
Alpha Papa
D
The Day Today
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7

He was born in Palma, Italy, and was resident conductor at La Scala, Milan, and at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Who was he?

A
Ennio Morricone (1928- )
B
Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957)
C
Antonio Guarnieri (1883-1952)
D
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1876-1948)
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