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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 April 2017

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1

In Roman numerals, what is signified by the letter X?

A
5
B
50
C
10
D
100
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2

What sport is played with a cue on a board or table 6 to 10 feet by 2 to 3 feet, with nine holes numbered 1 to 9, and usually 1 black, 4 white and 4 red balls?

A
Billiards
B
Bagatelle
C
Snooker
D
Texas Hold 'em
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3

Which of these do the USA, Kenya, Israel, Cyprus, Hungary, East Germany, Britain, China and Malaysia have in common or have had?

A
A visit by explorer Christopher Columbus
B
Trade treaties with two or more of the others
C
Walls on one or more of their borders to exclude immigrants, emigrants, or terrorists
D
Epidemics of the Black Plague
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4

Who is Yusuf Islam?

A
A cricketer who captained the Pakistan team from 1982 to 1992
B
An entertainer who had his first hit record in 1966
C
The head of the Hizbollah government
D
The first person to die in prison at Guantanamo Bay
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5

Which currently reigning royal family is from the House of Orange?

A
British
B
Dutch
C
Danish
D
Swedish
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6

In the 1960s Raymond Davis Jr. set up a deep underground laboratory. Under what was the laboratory built?

A
The Mammoth Site near Hot Springs, South Dakota, USA
B
Henderson Mine near Empire, Colorado, USA
C
The Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
D
Homestake gold mine, South Dakota, USA
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7

Singer Katie Melua is a naturalised British subject. Where was she born?

A
Republic of Georgia
B
Vietnam
C
Hong Kong
D
India
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