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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 January 2017

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1

Which is a variety of gypsum, typically white and translucent, or of calcite, usually either banded or marked with swirling bands of cream and brown?

A
Lapis lazuli
B
Marble
C
Alabaster
D
Pounamu
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2

At which Olympic Games were there new events including BMX (men and women), swimming marathon (10 km), and for the first time, women competed in the steeplechase and some team fencing events?

A
1992, Barcelona
B
2008, Beijing
C
2004, Athens
D
2000, Sydney
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3

From which sport do we get the expression "Bowled a googly"?

A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
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4

Who is the 45th person to hold the post of President of the United States since it was established in 1789 ?

A
Barack Obama
B
Hillary Clinton
C
As at 2017, no-one, because the election has not yet been held
D
Donald Trump
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5

Which of these was a hit record for Madonna in 1986?

A
Oh Mein Papa
B
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
C
Papa Don't Preach
D
Daddy Cool
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6

Charles, the heir to the English throne, is the Duke of … ?

A
Essex
B
York
C
Edinburgh
D
Cornwall
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7

The region of Kashmir is claimed in part or completely by India, Pakistan and what other country?

A
Russian Federation
B
Republic of Afghanistan
C
Kyrgyz Republic
D
People's Republic of China
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