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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 July 2018

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1

Who won the 2010 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:05:52, easily breaking the course record of 2:07:14?

A
Tekeste Kebede
B
Deriba Merga
C
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
D
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
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2

What is the first name of Senor Domingo, one of the "Three Tenors"?

A
Plácido
B
Vasco
C
José
D
Luciano
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3

Which of these cities is a port?

A
Montevideo
B
Geneva
C
Brasília
D
Ulan Bator
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4

Which of these is a word meaning "free to go where or to act as one pleases"?

A
Legdetached
B
Armdisconnected
C
Footloose
D
Kneeunfastened
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5

Room 40, or 40 O.B., active 1914 to 1919 in the UK, was a forerunner to a complex known as what?

A
The Ewing Institute
B
MI5
C
The Zimmermann Room
D
Bletchley Park
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6

Which 1955 film was withdrawn from the Venice Film Festival when the US Ambassador to Italy, Clare Booth Luce, refused to attend because the film gave too alarming an impression of conditions in US schools?

A
Rebel Without A Cause
B
The Blackboard Jungle
C
Goodbye Mr Chips
D
To Sir With Love
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7

What treatment is described in ancient Egyptian medical texts for the treatment of guinea worm?

A
Do nothing
B
Ingest the skin of carrots
C
Wrap the emerging end of the worm around a stick and slowly pull it out
D
Onions washed down with beer
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