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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 August 2017

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1

Where is the Afar Triple Junction, or Afro-Arabian Rift System?

A
Alexandria, Egypt
B
Northern Mozambique
C
At the Red Sea's eastern end
D
South Somalia
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2

What sport was competed in the Home Nations Championship, now the Six Nations Championship?

A
Soccer (football)
B
Golf
C
Swimming
D
Rugby Union
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3

In the 19th century, in 1831-2, 1848-9 and 1853-4, London in the UK suffered major epidemics of what disease?

A
Plague
B
Whooping cough
C
Measles
D
Cholera
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4

Which constellation is just below the feet of The Great Bear?

A
Andromeda
B
Leo
C
Orion
D
Pisces
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5

Who became the youngest actor to have 6 Oscar nominations with her Best Actress nomination for "The Reader" (which was her first win!)?

A
Cate Blanchett
B
Bette Davis
C
Natalie Wood
D
Kate Winslet
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6

In the film "Rocky Balboa", what was the outcome of his last fight?

A
He lost by a split decision
B
He won by a knock-out
C
It was a draw
D
The fight was abandoned
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7

Which of these is a spirit distilled from cane sugar molasses, fermented with yeast?

A
Gin
B
Whisky
C
Rum
D
Brandy
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