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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 December 2016

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1

The MacRobertson International Shield, competed for by Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand and the United States and known affectionately as "the MacRob", is the premier event in the world for which sport?

A
Quoits
B
Tug o War
C
Rollerball
D
Croquet
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2

When infection with Epstein–Barr virus occurs during adolescence what can it cause?

A
Ruptured eardrums
B
Anaemia
C
Infectious mononucleosis
D
Gout
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3

Which bridge is nearest to the Royal National Theatre on the South Bank of the Thames, London?

A
Tower
B
London
C
Waterloo
D
Westminster
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4

Who are the central figures of John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men"?

A
George & Lenny
B
Beavis & Butthead
C
Butch & Sundance
D
Bonnie & Clyde
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5

Which Sultan of Egypt ruled an expanding empire that included Syria, Mesopotamia, and most of Asia Minor until stopped in 1192 by Richard I in the first Crusade?

A
Che Guevara
B
Scaramouche
C
El Cid
D
Saladin
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6

In English Law, what is the name for a person other than a guardian who appears in court on behalf of someone who is unable to do so (e.g. a minor, or insane)?

A
Attorney
B
Next Friend
C
Pleader
D
Vassal
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7

The Greeks constructed hippodromes for holding what events?

A
Bird racing
B
Fights with African animals
C
A form of Sumo wrestling
D
Chariot and horse races
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