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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 June 2017

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1

Who, in 363 CE, ordered the burning of the celebrated, more than 500 year old, Royal Library of Antioch?

A
Emperor Constantine I
B
Emperor Julian
C
Emperor Jovian
D
Attila the Hun
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2

Which of these was painted by Leonardo da Vinci?

A
Futurama
B
Mona Lisa
C
The Haywain
D
The Blue Boy
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3

What is Longinus known for in Christian tradition?

A
Being one of the thieves crucified beside Jesus Christ
B
Placing the crown of thorns on Jesus Christ's head
C
Burying Jesus Christ after his crucifixion
D
Lancing the side of Jesus Christ when he was on the cross
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4

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Albania
B
Montenegro
C
Moldova
D
Lithuania
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5

In finance markets, what does FTSE stand for?

A
Financial Times Stock Exchange
B
Future Trading Stock Exchange
C
Fast Trading Stock Exchange
D
Financial Trading Stock Exchange
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6

What do the three horse races known as "The Run for...", variously, "...the Roses","...the Black-Eyed Susans" , and "..the Carnations" constitute?

A
The Deutsches Derby
B
The Classics
C
Grand Prix de Paris
D
American Triple Crown
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7

What was the first professional discipline in which English actor Idris Elba, known for his roles in the dark crime TV series "The Wire" and "Luther", trained on leaving school in 1988.

A
Martial arts
B
Musical theatre
C
Car rally driving
D
Wedding planning
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