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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 October 2018

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In 1957 the Governor of Arkansas, USA, called in the state's National Guard to do what?

A
To help in mail delivery
B
To contribute to American moves to send troops to the Middle East
C
To help keep order and participate in rescue after an earthquake in California
D
Prevent nine African American students from entering Little Rock Central High School
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2

What alcoholic drink carries on its label a reference to the phrase "To God, most good, most great"?

A
Benedictine
B
Chartreuse
C
Stellina
D
Westvleteren
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3

The saiga, around since the Pleistocene, are what kind of animal?

A
Rodent
B
Cattle
C
Antelope
D
Rabbit
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4

Which continent is the Caspian Sea in?

A
Asia
B
Africa
C
South America
D
North America
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5

Who, having been ranked in the top 10 women players and after her second Olympic Games, announced her retirement in 1996, and in 2008 returned to the women's pro. tour aged 37?

A
Valentina Tereshkova
B
Justine Henin
C
Heidi Klum
D
Kimiko Date Krumm
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6

Which painter's most famous works include "Portrait of Mrs. Graham", "Mary and Margaret: The Painter's Daughters", "William Hallett and His Wife Elizabeth, nee Stephen", known as "The Morning Walk", and "Cottage Girl with Dog and Pitcher"?

A
C. F. Goldie
B
Thomas Gainsborough
C
Hans Holbein the Younger
D
Joshua Reynolds
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7

Who was the lead singer of the band "Joy Division" who committed suicide in 1980 aged 23?

A
Ian Curtis
B
Jim Morrison
C
Bryan Ferry
D
Iggy Pop
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