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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 January 2018

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1

Who were the two Aikens in the Jamaican netball team in 2009?

A
Suzie and Marie
B
Venus and Serena
C
Milly and Mandy
D
Romelda and Nicole
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2

With what art form is Frenchman Paul Cézanne associated?

A
Ballet
B
Architecture
C
Musical composition
D
Painting
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3

In September 2015 Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister of what country?

A
United Kingdom
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
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4

What is something Abelard and Héloïse, Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, Honoré de Balzac, Georges Bizet and Jim Morrison have in common?

A
They had only one son, who died before reaching the age of 10
B
They are buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France
C
They composed a number of Christmas songs
D
They tried (and failed) to prove Fermat's Last Theorem
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5

Where are the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago and the Rocas Atoll?

A
Just north of Bermuda
B
Off the coast of Brazil
C
Between the Canary Islands and the West African mainland
D
Off the coast of Portugal
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6

How many sucker-bearing arms do squids have?

A
8
B
10
C
6
D
12
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7

Besides the relatively recent annual honorarium of £5,750, the Poet Laureate of the UK has, since the 1500s, been traditionally rewarded annually with what?

A
100 goose quills and a pint of ink
B
12 partridges
C
Free stabling for a horse
D
A butt of sack
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