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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 March 2017

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1

Where do the rivers Dart, Tavy, Teigh and Okement rise?

A
Darfur
B
Dublin
C
Durham
D
Dartmoor
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2

The name of Niccolo Paganini is associated with which instrument?

A
Trombone
B
Violin
C
Bass guitar
D
Piano
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3

Kala-azar is a sandfly-borne disease, infections and death from which often reach epidemic proportions. What is it known as in medical terminology?

A
Trypanosomiasis
B
Malaria
C
Zika
D
Visceral leishmaniasis
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4

What did the explorer Karl Mauch discover in 1871 while looking for King Solomon's mines and the biblical land of Ophir?

A
Great Zimbabwe, a great ruined walled city in the southeastern hills of Zimbabwe
B
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
C
Malapa Fossil Site, now part of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
D
Meroe, one of the wealthiest cities of the ancient Kingdom of Kush.
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5

Where was the Brazilian driver who won three Formula One world championships for McLaren killed in 1994?

A
Falling a ladder while cleaning the eaves on his house
B
Testing in the Indy 500
C
Crossing the street while shopping in San Marino
D
Driving in the San Marino Grand Prix
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6

What was Genghis Khan's usual method of transport when going to war?

A
Reindeer
B
Horse
C
Sleigh
D
Skis
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7

In what type of music are "China type cymbals" usually played?

A
Heavy metal and thrash metal
B
Gamelan
C
Country
D
Percussion ensemble
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