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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 January 2017

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1

What is the venue for the first World Outdoor Youth Ball Hockey Championship held in August 2009?

A
Disney World, Orlando, Florida
B
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
C
Pittsburgh, PA
D
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Select from the options above.
2

Which infectious disease is characterised by ulceration and inflammation of the bowel with generalised toxaemia and "wasting", usually caused via infection of food contaminated by flies?

A
Typhus
B
Typhoid fever
C
Measles
D
Whooping cough
Select from the options above.
3

What is the correct spelling for a sign on a female toilet?

A
Ladie's toilet
B
Ladies' toilet
C
Ladys' Toilet
D
Ladeys toilet
Select from the options above.
4

What events in 2014 led most directly to the renationalisation of Malaysian Airlines?

A
A change of government
B
Decisions at the 2014 World Finance Conference
C
Terrorist threat
D
The loss of two aircraft with a total loss of 537 lives
Select from the options above.
5

What is a background which scientists Marie and Pierre Curie, writer Marguerite Duras, churchman Thomas Aquinas, actor Bill Murray and lawyer and politician Christine Lagarde all share?

A
They all had a daughter named Irène
B
They are all alumni of the Sorbonne (the University of Paris)
C
Their first choice of career was in visual art
D
They all have an overwhelming fear of cats
Select from the options above.
6

The South African artist William Kentridge articulates concerns of post-Apartheid South Africa using what media?

A
Wood sculpture
B
Drawing, printmaking and stop-motion film of evolving charcoal drawings
C
Graphic novels, light installations
D
Stained glass, found object sculpture
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

A
Millennium Bridge
B
The Golden Gate
C
The Coathanger
D
Kangaroo Alley
Select from the options above.
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