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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2018

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1

In addition to its meaning in chemical terms, what is wolfram?

A
A breed of dog
B
A computer language
C
A chess gambit
D
A type of orchid
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2

Who was the first president of the Turkish Republic after the overthrow of the Sultan in 1922?

A
Mustapha Kemal Ataturk
B
Cemal Gürsel
C
Fahri Korutürk
D
Cevdet Sunay
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3

Among the major cities which lie close to the Blue and White Nile River are three cites which are the capital of their countries, Cairo, Khartoum and which other?

A
Jinja
B
Juba
C
Addis Ababa
D
Kampala
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4

Jeff Gillooly, the ex-husband of figure skater Tonya Harding, arranged an attack on her rival, Nancy Kerrigan, a month before the start of the 1994 Olympics. Which of these was not the outcome when both competed?

A
Harding performed relatively poorly
B
Kerrigan won the silver medal
C
Harding won the silver medal
D
Harding was banned for life from competing in USFSA events
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5

Which song by John Mayer, written for the Rob Reiner film "The Bucket List", was his highest charting single on Billboard at that time, and won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards in 2009?

A
Show
B
Tell
C
Say
D
Talk
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6

Between the beginning of the 16th century to the end of the 18th century Egypt was ruled by whom or what?

A
The Turkish Ottoman Empire
B
The Kush Pharaohs
C
The Roman Empire
D
The British Empire
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7

What are rundlets, tierces and tertians?

A
13th century diseases in England, similar to influenza and dysentery
B
Units of volume in wine
C
Types of pass in sabre fencing
D
Different types of snowflake
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