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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 October 2016

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1

A tophus, or tophi, can occur as a result of what?

A
Polio
B
Over-exposure to sun
C
Inflammation in the body's joints
D
An excess of uric acid in the body
Select from the options above.
2

Where was the most damage done by the Loma Prieta earthquake, that struck on 17 October 1989?

A
Managua, Nicaragua
B
San Francisco Bay Area, California
C
Sarajevo, now in Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
Naples, Italy
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3

In which country is the 1,418 square mi (3,673 square km) Lake Tana?

A
Sudan
B
Ethiopia
C
Somalia
D
Sudan
Select from the options above.
4

Who married the woman who was to become Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, on 10 March 1966?

A
Prince Henrik
B
Crown Prince Frederik
C
Prince Claus
D
Prince Willem-Alexander
Select from the options above.
5

In which context is the word "agistment" most likely to be used?

A
Meteorology
B
Athletics training
C
Retirement homes
D
Cattle farming
Select from the options above.
6

A 1959 film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon was called "Some Like It ... " what?

A
Hot
B
Warm
C
Cold
D
Chilled
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is the oldest street race on the Formula One calendar?

A
Indianapolis
B
Silverstone
C
Adelaide
D
Monaco
Select from the options above.
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