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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 October 2016

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1

What was the prize money (in $US) for the winner of the 2015 Men's World Open Squash Championship?

A
$1.2m
B
$48,000
C
$160,000
D
$750,000
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2

What is most likely to be food for a tenrec?

A
Durian fruit
B
Krill
C
Termites
D
Antelopes
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3

The TV series "The Bletchley Circle" (2012-2014) centres on four women reuniting shortly after the end of the Second World War to use their, now longer recognised, skills honed in what field during the war?

A
Nursing
B
Driving tractors
C
Making bomb parts
D
Code-breaking
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4

By 1922 Fred Astaire and his sister Adele were so popular that George and Ira Gershwin wrote "Funny Face" and what other show especially for them?

A
A Chorus Line
B
Porgy and Bess
C
A Little Night Music
D
Lady Be Good
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5

Which of these countries is an island nation?

A
Honduras
B
Belize
C
Dominica
D
Costa Rica
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6

What is the name for the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, from which Muslims date their era?

A
Sha'Ban
B
Hejira
C
Muharram
D
Ramadan
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7

In Celtic mythology, who was the god or goddess of sacred lakes and springs?

A
Sulis
B
Coventina
C
Veteris
D
Nerthus
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