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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 April 2017

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1

What does Trendelenburg's sign indicate?

A
Weak or paralysed abductor muscles of the hip
B
Gynaecological and back issues
C
Ankylosis of vertebral and sacroiliac joints
D
Arthritis
Select from the options above.
2

In December 2015 what was recorded about Lake Poopó, a saline lake, the second largest high altitude lake in Bolivia?

A
Salinity dropped below 0.1 ppt, making it officially fresh water
B
The first Greater Flamingos were seen nesting round the lake
C
The lake was officially declared to have evaporated
D
Commercial natural gas deposits were found under the lake bed
Select from the options above.
3

Immediately before Wembley Park Stadium, now the home of the England national football team, was built and then opened in 1923 what stood there?

A
A pleasure pavilion
B
An unfinished tower (Watkin's Tower) begun in 1892 and intended to rival the Eiffel Tower
C
A monument to Queen Victoria
D
A gun emplacement
Select from the options above.
4

Which Australian playwright's work "Up for Grabs" starred Madonna in its London première in 2002?

A
David Williamson
B
Nick Enright
C
Ray Lawler
D
Peter Kenner
Select from the options above.
5

From which country's language is it most likely that the word "curry" comes?

A
United Kingdom
B
India
C
Sri Lanka
D
France
Select from the options above.
6

What is a fresco?

A
A motorway
B
A painting created by applying paint directly onto plaster on a wall or ceiling
C
A brand of citrus soft drink made by The Coca-Cola Company
D
A village on the island of Crete
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these are not allowed to be worn in Olympic boxing?

A
Beards
B
Socks
C
Underpants
D
Tattoos
Select from the options above.
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