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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2017

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1

The hit song "Despacito" was launched in 2017 by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and which other?

A
Kanye West
B
Justin Bieber
C
Los del Rio
D
Daddy Yankee
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2

What is Donald Duck's middle name?

A
Partington
B
Smiddy
C
Dunn
D
Fauntleroy
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3

What is a polynya?

A
An abnormal skin growth located at the tailbone that contains hair and skin
B
The solution of a polynomial equation
C
An area of open water surrounded by sea ice
D
One of the isotopes of polonium
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4

What is the expression "urheimat" associated with?

A
Archaeology
B
German folk music
C
Geography
D
The study of linguistics
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5

What can a nictitating membrane protect against?

A
Chlorophyll
B
Claws
C
Electricity
D
Dirt
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6

Who, at the end of her Olympic career in 1964, held the record for winning the most Olympic medals at 18 and the record for most individual medals (14 outside of team events) in Olympic history?

A
Florence Griffith-Joyner
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Neroli Fairhall
D
Larissa Latynina
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7

In 2012 and again in 2015 the term Grexit became current. What country does it refer to?

A
Grenada
B
Greece
C
Germany
D
Georgia
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