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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2018

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1

Which river forms much of the border between the Republic of Benin and the Togolese Republic?

A
The Mono River
B
The Volta River
C
The Congo River
D
The Pungwe River
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2

Which of these musicals is set in France following Napoleon's fall from power, during the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy and the uprising which ends it?

A
Annie Get Your Gun
B
Les Miserables
C
Sweet Charity
D
Cabaret
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3

In England, at which venue are the Oaks and the Derby run?

A
Sandringham
B
Mt Eden
C
Epsom
D
Balmoral
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4

What is a dhow?

A
A boat used mostly in the Arabian Sea and the coast of East Africa
B
A loin cloth worn by Indian mystics
C
A muslim prayer
D
A cow sacred to Hindus
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5

What was the nickname of the Chevalier Raoul, a character in a tale by Perrault in 1697, who murdered successive wives?

A
Marquis de Sade
B
Bluebeard
C
Cyrano de Bergerac
D
Sancho Panza
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6

What US policy introduced in 1823, that efforts by European governments to colonise land or interfere with states in the Americas would be viewed by the USA as acts of aggression requiring US intervention, became one of the longest-standing tenets of US foreign policy?

A
Gettysburg Address
B
The Monroe Doctrine
C
The Domino Theory
D
Charters of Freedom
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7

In 1959, the Soviet space probe "Luna Two" became the first man-made object to do what?

A
Orbit the earth like a moon
B
Reach the moon
C
Explode on the launch pad
D
Carry animals into space
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