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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 April 2019

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After winning the silver in equestrian dressage 1932 Summer Olympics, why was Swedish rider Bertil Sandström demoted to last?

A
Months later, his horse tested positive for fluphenazine and zuclophenthixol
B
His blood tests indicated the use of darbepoetin
C
Clicking to his horse to encourage it.
D
Swearing at the judges during the competition
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2

Which Tennessee city has the same name as the ancient Egyptian city named after King Menes?

A
Cairo
B
Memphis
C
Nubia
D
Thebes
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3

Where were tanks used for the first time in battle?

A
Gettysburg, 1863
B
Belgium, 1939
C
Somme, 1916
D
Ladysmith, 1899
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4

What collection includes 3 King's crowns. 3 Queen's crowns, 5 sceptres, 2 orbs, St Edward's staff, 5 swords and 2 bracelets?

A
Britain's Crown Jewels
B
The loot from Britain's Great Train Robbery in 1963
C
Elvis Presley's museum at Graceland
D
The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
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5

Who is the New Zealand-born physicist whose discoveries include most of the great advances in physics between 1899 and 1930?

A
Edmund Hillary
B
Ernest Rutherford
C
Wilson Whineray
D
Frank Whittle
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6

What name is given to an obstruction of an artery by a substance carried by the blood?

A
Pericardium
B
Embolism
C
Endocardium
D
Aneurism
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7

What hit song of 1987 included the line “We come in peace, Shoot to kill”

A
Star Trekkin’
B
God Save The Queen
C
(It’s A) Wonderful World
D
Imagine
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