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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2017

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1

With what activity is the name Boris Spassky associated?

A
Wrestling
B
Weightlifting
C
Chess
D
Boxing
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2

Which island is governed in the western half by Indonesia and is independent in the eastern half?

A
New Zealand
B
Australia
C
Madagascar
D
New Guinea
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3

What size is a standard professional boxing ring?

A
24 ft square (7.2 m square)
B
20 ft square (6.1 m square)
C
Between 16 and 24 ft square (4.9 and 7.2 m square)
D
16 ft square (4.9 m square)
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4

Knowledge of Romano-Jewish history had major early contributions from what scholar?

A
Thucydides
B
Ibn Khaldun
C
Josephus
D
Edward Gibbon
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5

Which pathway is determined by, among other forces, the relationship between vertical and horizontal velocity?

A
Sine wave
B
Orbit
C
Hyperbola
D
Trajectory
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6

In "The Lord Of The Rings", what was the name of Gandalf's horse?

A
Velvet
B
Black Bess
C
Bucephalus
D
Shadowfax
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7

What is the Scottish name for All Saints Day, a Christian ceremony grafted onto an ancient pagan ceremony?

A
Saint Andrew's Day
B
Hogmanay
C
Haggis
D
Hallowe'en
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