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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 August 2017

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1

What is the last name of "Oprah"?

A
Windy
B
Window
C
Winfrey
D
Wycherley
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2

Late in July 2009, what phenomenon affected the daily lives of people in the cities of Chengdu, Chongquing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, China?

A
Solar eclipse
B
Earthquake
C
Tsunami
D
Volcanic eruption
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3

Six holes from the end of the first LPGA Major in 2017, Lexi Thompson who was 2 shots in the lead was given a 4 shot penalty. Why?

A
Replacing her ball for a putt in a different spot
B
Slow play
C
Incorrectly marking her ball
D
Grazing sand in her backswing
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4

Which book of the Bible contains the story of the visit of the Queen of Sheba to the court of King Solomon?

A
1 Kings
B
Numbers
C
Romans
D
Acts
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5

In 1204 and 1453 the libraries of which city were destroyed or sold off first by the Crusaders and then by the Ottoman Turks?

A
Tripoli
B
Baghdad
C
Constantinople
D
Córdoba
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6

Which of these US states does not have coastline directly facing the Atlantic Ocean?

A
North Carolina
B
Delaware
C
Maine
D
West Virginia
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7

Who was the pilot of the US Airways plane that landed on the Hudson River in January 2009?

A
Stanley Katzenjammer
B
Chester Kippenberger
C
Chesley Sullenberger
D
Claus von Stauffenberg
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