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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 September 2017

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1

Who is said to be "the father of history"?

A
Herodotus
B
Cicero
C
Sophocles
D
Lygdamis
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2

Which major institution was officially established in the USA in 1846 for the increase and diffusion of knowledge, following the melting down of over 100,000 gold coins?

A
The American Museum of Natural History
B
Harvard University
C
The Smithsonian Institution
D
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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3

What sport is featured in the musical "The Beautiful Game" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton?

A
Netball
B
Basketball
C
Soccer
D
Chess
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4

Where was the ancient kingdom of Aksum?

A
Greece
B
Egypt
C
Ethiopia and Eritrea
D
Sudan and South Sudan
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5

What term is used to describe a wine with a full body and rich texture?

A
Spunky
B
Sassy
C
Blowzy
D
Voluptuous
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6

What shape are the 8 faces of an octahedron?

A
Triangles
B
Squares
C
Pentagons
D
Hexagons
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7

What is the name of the most famous art gallery in Paris?

A
The Louvre
B
The Bay
C
The Sash
D
The Oriel
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