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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2017

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Susan Mayer, Lynette Scavo, Bree Van de Kamp, Gabrielle Solis, Edie Britt, Mary Alice Young, Betty Applewhite, Katherine Mayfair and Karen McCluskey have all lived in which street?

A
Wisteria Lane
B
Coronation Street
C
The Avenue
D
Ramsay Street
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2

When the USSR re-occupied Estonia, first in 1940 and then 1994 to 1991, what was one of the tools of its rule?

A
A ban on reindeer farming
B
A non-aggression pact with near neighbours Sweden, Finland and Germany
C
A national annual contest for poetry written in Russian
D
It destroyed major and ancient cemeteries, reusing some for Russians
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3

Which country borders Senegal to the north?

A
Mali
B
Guinea-Bissau
C
The Gambia
D
Mauritania
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4

Which first-person interactive long-form game, designed for VR, explores a morally ambiguous organization as two individuals from contrasting perspectives?

A
The Climb
B
The Assembly
C
Statik
D
Wayward Sky
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5

The states now called North and South Carolina were originally one province, Carolina. Why was it so named?

A
After Queen Caroline of the Netherlands
B
After Princess Caroline of Monaco
C
After Carol, the mistress of Oliver Cromwell
D
After Charles I of England
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6

What is a white dwarf star?

A
A small, relatively cool and long-lived star
B
The collapsed core of a large (10–29 solar masses) star
C
A medium to small size star which has burnt all its fuel and collapsed
D
A body somewhere between a gas giant planet and a very small star
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7

The English agronomist, agriculturist, barrister and writer, Jethro Tull, was known for what inventions in the early 18th century?

A
Telephone
B
Movable lead type printing press
C
Horse-drawn seed-drill and hoe
D
A rock music flute
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