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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 May 2019

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1

What French phrase means "sea-sickness"?

A
Mal de mer
B
Je ne sais quoi
C
Laissez faire
D
Pont du Garde
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2

In May 1869 at Promontory Point, a "Golden Spike" ceremony was performed to mark the completion of a railway across which country?

A
India
B
USA
C
Canada
D
China
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3

Who changed his name to Engelbert Humperdinck in 1965 and in 1967 had a top ten hit on both sides of the Atlantic with "Release Me"?

A
Arnold George Dorsey
B
Reginald Dwight
C
Stuart Leslie Goddard
D
Paul Hewson
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4

Which sport holds its World Cup, its largest tournament event, including over 3,000 athletes and held each October at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Kissimmee, Florida?

A
Temperaball
B
Crayonball
C
Paintball
D
Gouacheball
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5

On which island is the port of Messina?

A
Crete
B
Malta
C
Sicily
D
Cyprus
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6

What is quinsy?

A
A rash on the lining of the throat
B
Inflammation of the frenulum under the tongue
C
Inflammation of one or both of the tubal tonsils
D
An abscess behind one or both of the palatine tonsils
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7

What fictional Chinese-American detective, created by Earl Derr Biggers in 1923 for a novel published in 1925, was the subject of over 45 films made between 1926 and 1981?

A
Hop Sing
B
Cato Fong
C
Short Round
D
Charlie Chan
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