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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 February 2017

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1

Who was the writer of histories such as "Life of Nelson", long narrative poems and translations of Spanish writing?

A
Robert Southey
B
John Masefield
C
Frederick Marryat
D
C S Forrester
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2

In 2001, Count Jacques Rogge replaced Juan Antonio Samaranch as head of what body?

A
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
B
European Union (EU)
C
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
D
President of the USA
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3

What surgery most benefits from the Trendelenburg position?

A
On the kidney
B
On the abdomen and genitourinary system
C
Brain surgery
D
Reversing dislocation in a shoulder
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4

In what medium did Michelangelo create the Sistine chapel ceiling work for which he is known?

A
Digital
B
Paint
C
Carved marble
D
Stained glass
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5

Where is Yoruba mostly spoken as a native language?

A
Nigeria and Benin
B
Mali
C
Algeria
D
Angola and Gabon
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6

What does the usual role for a roadie in a tour by musical performers relate to?

A
Servicing the trucks
B
The performer(s) stage equipment
C
Performing as backup singer or instrumentalist
D
Performers' hair styling
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7

In 2014 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) at its Wales Summit officially affirmed what?

A
Croatia and Albania as the 28th and 29th member countries
B
NATO would undertake defence of members against cyber attack
C
The end of the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative
D
Intensified international social media action
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