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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 January 2019

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1

This is an extract from the lyrics of which song written by Lily Allen and Gregory Kurstin: “It's sad but it's true how society says her life is already over, There's nothing to do and there's nothing to say, 'Til the man of her dreams comes along, Picks her up and puts her over his shoulder, It seems so unlikely in this day and age”?

A
42
B
22
C
32
D
52
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2

What is the word for the projection on a ship that holds a lifeboat?

A
Flange
B
Divot
C
Doormat
D
Davit
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3

The craisin is the dried fruit of which of these?

A
Strawberry
B
Date
C
Blackberry
D
Cranberry
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4

What is an annual holiday in some parts of the world, celebrated on 31 October, that has its roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints?

A
Ramadan
B
Easter
C
Halloween
D
Hanukkah
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5

Which of these islands is directly south of Cuba?

A
Puerto Rico
B
Jamaica
C
Hispaniola
D
Barbados
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6

Who was jailed for 150 years in June 2009 for investor fraud after being reported to federal authorities by his sons?

A
Soapy Smith
B
Charles Ponzi
C
Bernie Madoff
D
Titanic Thompson
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7

Which of these is a scoring system used in golf which involves scoring points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole?

A
Stableford
B
Champagne scramble
C
Greensome
D
Shotgun
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