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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 July 2017

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1

What mountain's volcanic eruption, on the island of Sumbawa, Indonesia, has discharged the most material?

A
Krakatoa, 1883
B
Tambora, 1815
C
Thera (known as Santorini), around 1470 BC
D
Mt Aso, Kyoto, around 300,000 BC
Select from the options above.
2

What did rising, controversial, Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios do to earn code violation warnings and media headlines during Wimbledon 2015?

A
Muttered "dirty scum", although he maintained it was not directed at the umpire
B
Threatened to stop play following a disputed line call
C
All of these
D
Smashed his racket, which bounced into the spectators' stands
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3

During the 16th century Christian priests together with Spanish or Portuguese soldiers and adventurers destroyed almost all of the written "paper" records of what civilisation?

A
Mayan
B
Spanish Muslim
C
Mozambique Bantu
D
Tamil
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these happened to the half brother of USA President Barack Obama in January 2009?

A
He was made Governor of Illinois
B
He was assassinated
C
He was arrested for possession of marijuana
D
He married a Canadian woman, of Irish descent
Select from the options above.
5

Where was the Republic of Katanga?

A
The north of Namibia
B
Botswana
C
In the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
D
The Gabon
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6

What was the occupation of the eponymous character in the film "Mary Poppins"?

A
Nanny
B
Parking warden
C
Coal miner
D
Exotic dancer
Select from the options above.
7

Who, in the 16th century, was a member of the court of Ivan The Terrible and became Tsar on the death of Ivan's son, Feodor/Theodore?

A
Boris Godunov
B
Feodor Nikitich Romanov
C
Vasili Shuiski
D
Dmitri Ivanovich
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