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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2016

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The line of emperors on the throne of Ethiopia, the last of which was Haile Selassie, traced their descent from whom?

A
Ptolemy XV of Egypt
B
King Solomon of Israel
C
Alexander the Great
D
Emperor Constantine the Great of Rome
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2

At the 1988 Olympics, in a split decision, South Korean boxer Park Si-Hun beat American Roy Jones, Jr., though Jones landed 86 punches to Park's 32 and a judge admitted the decision was a mistake. All 3 judges voting against Jones were suspended. What was the final outcome?

A
Roy Jones, Jr. was declared the winner
B
Park Si-Hun remained the winner
C
It was declared to be a draw
D
There was a rematch, which Park Si-Hun won
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3

Which of these words is closest to a synonym for "homily"?

A
Pod
B
Sermon
C
Lounge room
D
Catchy tune
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4

Gros Michel, Cavendish and Dacca are all what?

A
Makes of cigar
B
Banana cultivars
C
Holiday resorts in the South Island of New Zealand
D
Names of tornadoes
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5

How many official sequels were there to the 1975 film "Jaws"?

A
7
B
5
C
3
D
1
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6

Which English actress, model, singer and film director is best known for her duet "Je t'aime... moi non plus" with Serge Gainsbourg in 1969?

A
Twiggy
B
Jean Shrimpton
C
Jane Birkin
D
Marianne Faithfull
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7

In February 2016 the king of which country switched on the first phase of what is planned to be the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant when completed?

A
Bahrain
B
Spain
C
Jordan
D
Morocco
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