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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 April 2019

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1

Which of these is a word for loss of memory as a result of, for example, concussion or psychological disorder?

A
Muscular dystrophy
B
Vertigo
C
Agoraphobia
D
Amnesia
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2

What legendary land was between the Scilly Isles and Cornwall before it was overwhelmed by the sea?

A
Camelot
B
Lyonesse
C
Atlantis
D
Utopia
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3

The woolsack is a seat for the president, the Lord Chancellor, of which group?

A
US Congress
B
Masons
C
House of Commons
D
House of Lords
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4

Babe Ruth played for which Major League Baseball team between 1919 and 1935?

A
New York Yankees
B
Boston Red Sox
C
Providence Grays
D
Washington Senators
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5

Who invented infinitesimal calculus independently of Newton (and his notation has been in general use since then), invented the binary system, and promoted his philosophy of "optimism", that the universe is the best possible that God could have made?

A
Gottfried Leibniz
B
Hermann Grassmann
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Heinrich Weber
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6

Which theatre in Dublin, built in 1904 where George Bernard Shaw, W B Yeats, Padraic Colum, and Sean O'Casey premiered many of their plays, was severely damaged by fire in 1951?

A
Grand Opera House
B
Ardhowen Theatre
C
Abbey Theatre
D
Riverside Theatre
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7

Billy Piper played the travelling companion to the lead role in which TV series that played in Great Britain in 2005?

A
Silent Witness
B
Travels With My Aunt
C
Life On Mars
D
Dr Who
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