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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 January 2017

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1

The Serbian Empire came under Turkish domination after which battle in 1389?

A
Battle of Bull Run
B
Battle of Kosovo
C
The Siege of Sevastopol
D
Battle of the Bulge
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2

In what form were the tombs of the rulers in Kush in Nubia in the 8th century BCE and later?

A
Barrows
B
Ziggurats
C
Pyramids
D
Mausoleums
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3

On what play by George Bernard Shaw is the musical “My Fair Lady” based?

A
She Stoops To Conquer
B
Man And Superman
C
Pygmalion
D
Lysistrata
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4

What function must be applied to the numbers 10 and 5 to provide 2 as the result?

A
Subtraction
B
Division
C
Addition
D
Multiplication
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5

Which Scottish architect, buried in Westminster Abbey, is famous for staircases, fireplaces, chimney pieces, and furniture built in residences in the 18th century?

A
Ian Athfield
B
Inigo Jones
C
Robert Adam
D
Christopher Wren
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6

Where is the island, 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) long and 400 metres (1,300 ft) across, known as Elephantine Island?

A
River Nile, Egypt
B
Off the coast of Antarctica
C
In Mumbai Harbour, India
D
Falkland Islands
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7

Thursday 4 May 1780 saw the first running of which annual horse race for three-year old colts?

A
St. Leger Stakes
B
The Oaks Stakes
C
Grand National
D
Epsom Derby
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