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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 October 2018

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Benjamin Franklin is usually credited with the creation of the first pair of what items of optical equipment in the early 1760s?

A
Opera glasses
B
Binoculars
C
Monocles
D
Bifocals
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2

Since 2014 where has the UK documentary series "24 Hours in A&E" been set?

A
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
B
King's College Hospital in Denmark Hill, Camberwell, London
C
St George's Hospital in Tooting, London
D
Luton Hospital
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3

John McEnroe ended whose long term role as Wimbledon Champion?

A
Bjorn Borg
B
Jimmy Connors
C
Ivan Lendl
D
Ilie Nastase
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4

Robert Mugabe served as Prime Minister and then President in Zimbabwe after 1980; when did he step down?

A
1999
B
2018
C
2017
D
Never, he died in office
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5

In the 1790's, what were "chouans"?

A
Royalists in Brittany
B
Chinese emperors
C
Small cabbages
D
Japanese soldiers
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6

Who was a co-founder of The Undertones in 1976 (which had hits with "Here Comes The Summer", "My Perfect Cousin", "Wednesday Week" and "It's Going To Happen") and then went solo, releasing the singles "Listen To Your Father", "A Good Heart" (1985), "You Little Thief" (1986) and in the early 1990s moved into the business side of the music industry?

A
Feargal Sharkey
B
Siobhan Sprat
C
Edmond Plaicer
D
Danny Porpoise
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7

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Wheatbelt?

A
Western Australia
B
South Australia
C
Queensland
D
Northern Territory
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