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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 May 2018

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Which Kingdom in northeastern Africa extended its size and sway during the 500 years before the end of the first century CE and for almost a further 900 years lasted as a major trading empire and civilisation?

A
Akkadian
B
Aksumite, or Axumite
C
Nri
D
Bonoman
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2

Which is a compound of sodium, oxygen and hydrogen?

A
Sodium hydride
B
Table salt
C
Sodium cyanide
D
Caustic soda
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3

Which book won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2013?

A
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
B
The Luminaries
C
Bring Up the Bodies
D
Life of Pi
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4

In which US state are the Catskill Mountains?

A
New York
B
Delaware
C
North Dakota
D
New Hampshire
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5

Former American football quarterback Michael Vick was signed to play with Eagles in 2009 despite having just served a sentence in prison for what?

A
Running a brothel
B
Operating an unlawful interstate dog fighting ring
C
Manslaughter
D
Supplying steroids to teammates
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6

In England, which fish, when caught in a river, traditionally belongs to the Sovereign?

A
Shark
B
Trout
C
Sturgeon
D
Herring
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7

Whose name is associated with the theorem that states that kinetic energy equals increased relativistic mass multiplied by the speed of light squared?

A
Pythagoras
B
Albert Einstein
C
René Descartes
D
Isaac Newton
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