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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 July 2018

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1

How does the World Health Organisation (WHO) define health?

A
The absence of disease or infirmity
B
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being
C
A state of physical well-being
D
The absence of disease
Select from the options above.
2

Which country won the most gold medals for the Olympic Marathon, the first 25 times that it was run (1894 - 2004)?

A
USA
B
Finland
C
Greece
D
Ethiopia
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3

The guild known until mediaeval days in London as the Fraternity or Guylde of Our Lady and St. Clement, still exists in the 21st century under what name?

A
The City of London Guild of 21st Century Polychromy
B
The Worshipful Company of Bakers of London
C
The Guild of Freemen of the City of London
D
The Guild of Masters, Pilots and Seamen of Trinity House
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4

International opera singers Heather Begg, Donald McIntyre, Kiri Te Kanawa and Malvina Major were born in which country?

A
New Zealand
B
England
C
USA
D
Australia
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5

Which Irish poet, playwright, author and renowned wit was the son of Ireland's leading oto-ophthalmologic surgeon, was married to Constance Lloyd (with whom he had two children) and was famously prosecuted, imprisoned and bankrupted for also loving a man?

A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Seamus Heaney
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Bertrand Russell
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6

What does the A stand for in the United Nations agency known as the FAO?

A
And
B
Agriculture
C
Amnesty
D
Anti-terrorist
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7

Mt Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo shares what characteristic with a very small number of other volcanoes?

A
It has never erupted molten lava
B
It is a supervolcano
C
It rose and then disappeared within less than 20 years
D
It has a persistent lava lake in its caldera
Select from the options above.
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