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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2017

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1

Americans call it a trunk. What do the British call it?

A
Trilby
B
Portmanteau
C
Boot
D
Glovebox
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2

What song plays over the closing credits of "Die Hard" (1988)?

A
Let It Snow
B
We Are The Champions
C
Stand By Me
D
I Heard It On The Grapevine
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3

Nadya Suleman, a resident of Southern California, made the news early in 2009 for doing what?

A
Shooting 19 students in a UCLA cafeteria
B
Giving birth to octuplets
C
Winning a pie-eating contest by a wide margin
D
Getting a record divorce settlement
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4

Vasco da Gama set sail from Portugal in 1497 to find a direct eastern route to which country?

A
Madagascar
B
China
C
India
D
Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
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5

Atlantic City is in which US state?

A
New York
B
New Jersey
C
Maryland
D
Pennsylvania
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6

In December1991 Hungarian Judit Polgar beat Tibor Tolnai to become the youngest what?

A
European champion polevaulter
B
Chess Grandmaster
C
USA National Cheerleader Champion
D
Swimmer to swim the English Channel (La Manche)
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7

To which areas is the Magellanic woodpecker native?

A
Southern Portugal
B
Chilean Andes, Tierra del Fuego, south-western Argentina
C
Malaysia
D
The Moluccas, or "Spice Islands"
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