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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2018

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1

Which US TV programme was broadcast regularly from the Ed Sullivan Theatre?

A
The Oprah Winfrey Show
B
The Late Show with David Letterman
C
Dr. Phil
D
Days of Our Lives
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2

In 2009, L'Osservatore Romano published a controversial article that demonstrated that what had done more for the liberation of woman than the contraceptive pill and abortion pill?

A
Sewing machine
B
Washing machine
C
Microwave oven
D
Vacuum cleaner
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3

What, in Norse mythology, is a series of major events, that includes the death of a number of major gods, a great flood, and the repopulation of the world by two human survivors?

A
Ragarock
B
Ragnarök
C
Ayers Rock
D
Punk Rock
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4

Who secured the contract from the British government in 1838 to carry mail between Liverpool Halifax and Boston and formed the British and North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company with 4 ships?

A
Whyte Starr
B
Samuel Cunard
C
Aristotle Onassis
D
Aubrey Beardsley
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5

Which of these is a type of camera lens?

A
Glad eye
B
Fish eye
C
Bug eye
D
Blue eye
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6

In competitive tennis what is the Sunshine Double?

A
Winning the Australian Open and the US Open in the same year
B
Winning the Indian Wells and Miami Masters in the same year
C
Winning the Indian Wells and Miami Masters
D
Winning the Australian Open and the US Open in the same 12 months
Select from the options above.
7

What city, also known as Hogbonou and Adjacé, was the capital of Dahomey and is now the capital of The People's Republic of Benin?

A
Ouagadougou
B
Mogadishu
C
Porto-Novo
D
Abomey
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