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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2016

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Which of these led the US basketball team in the 1984 Olympics and was a member of the squad In the 1992 Olympics, becoming one of 3 US men's basketball players to win Olympic golds as amateurs and professionals?

A
Michael Jordan
B
O J Simpson
C
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
D
Larry J. Bird
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2

What is dichlor-diphenyl-trichlorethane used for?

A
Headaches
B
Party pills
C
Insecticide
D
Preventing nappy rash
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3

Which of these countries is closest to Austria?

A
Korea
B
Denmark
C
Zimbabwe
D
Japan
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4

According to Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend, who, in Silene, Libya, saved a princess from a dragon by capturing it, and led it to the king, promising to kill it if his people converted to Christianity?

A
Saint George
B
Saint Michael
C
Saint Patrick
D
Saint Andrew
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5

Who, on his 72nd birthday in 1951, was not persuaded by UPI photographer Arthur Sassehim to smile, but stuck out his tongue instead?

A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Darwin
C
Aristotle
D
Albert Einstein
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6

Which least means "wick"?

A
Small plant or twig
B
Village
C
Living
D
Creek
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7

Billy Bones is a character in what book?

A
Mutiny on the Bounty
B
Peter Pan
C
Treasure Island
D
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
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