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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 October 2016

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1

Which group or individual held the first and third spots in the USA Billboard Year End Charts for 1985?

A
Madonna
B
Wham!
C
Dionne and Friends
D
Prince
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2

Before 918 CE, when Alfred's the Great's son Edward accepted their submission, who ruled in East Anglia and parts of Mercia in England?

A
Norsemen
B
The Danes
C
The Swedish
D
The French
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3

Most of the works by which author, who was born in Prague and died of tuberculosis in 1924, were published after his death?

A
Franz Kafka
B
Edgar Allen Poe
C
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
D
Osip Mandelstam
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4

What term was coined by Alfred Maury for the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep?

A
Napping
B
Somnambulism
C
Hypnosis
D
Hypnagogia
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5

Which credit card is famous for the slogan "Don't leave home without it"?

A
Diners' Club
B
Visa
C
MasterCard
D
American Express
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6

"The World Series" has been the annual championship series of the highest level of professional players of which sport in the USA and Canada since 1903?

A
Swimming
B
Soccer
C
Cricket
D
Baseball
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7

What land forms characterise the western regions of Siberia abutting the Ural mountains?

A
Small mountain ranges
B
Plains and swampland
C
Volcanoes
D
Gorges
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