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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 November 2016

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1

In the fifth year of his reign the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep IV, or Amenophis, changed his name to what?

A
Tutankhamun
B
Akhenaten
C
Ramesses
D
Thutmose
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2

Which of these is a washed rind Italian cheese that has a strong aroma, a comparatively mild flavour with an unusual fruity tang, and a crust that is thin and studded with salt crystals?

A
Anzio
B
Arpeggio
C
Caravaggio
D
Taleggio
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3

The Atlas Mountains occupy most of the land area of which country?

A
Algeria
B
Morocco
C
Romania
D
Kazakhstan
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4

Which American photographer who lived from 1923 to 1971 was noted for her portraits of people such as transvestites, dwarfs, giants and prostitutes in unconventional poses and settings?

A
Lisolette Gilcrest
B
Barbara Nitke
C
Diane Arbus
D
Annie Liebowitz
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5

Which of these people have not been married to Tom Cruise?

A
Mimi Rogers
B
Nicole Kidman
C
Penélope Cruz
D
Katie Holmes
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6

What draws about 2 million migratory and nesting birds each year to the alkaline and highly saline Lake Mono in California?

A
It is the only flat resting place for over a thousand miles in any direction
B
A nearby fresh water spring, the only water in the wide desert on the migratory route
C
Shrimp and flies which feed in the lake's waters
D
The National Science Foundation monitoring station for the lake feeds them
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7

The course for which of these sports has "bunkers", "fairways" and "greens"?

A
Lawn bowls
B
Motor racing
C
Swimming
D
Golf
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