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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2019

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1

No Direction Home is a documentary about whom?

A
Stephen Stills
B
Bob Dylan
C
Barack Obama
D
Hillary Clinton
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2

The food of the Gods is ambrosia: what is the drink of the Gods?

A
Amphora
B
Wine
C
Nectar
D
Euphoria
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3

A popular understanding is that The White House in Washington DC was painted white to cover what damage?

A
Earthquake of 1805
B
Burning by the British in 1812
C
Paint-throwing during the Slave-owners' Uprising of 1860
D
Confederate Army attack during the American Civil War, 1862
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4

Which of these is not a term from NFL (American football)?

A
Fourth down
B
Silly mid on
C
Two minute warning
D
Zone blitz
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5

Where in London, covering 350 acres (140 hectares), would you find the Serpentine (an artifical lake), Rotten Row (for riding horses) and a bird sanctuary?

A
Richmond Park
B
St James's Park
C
Regent's Park
D
Hyde Park
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6

The Supreme Council of Antiquities was founded in 1859 by the French scholar and archaeologist François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette (1821 – 1881), who specialised in what field?

A
Pre-historic cave painting
B
Celtic mythology
C
The Trojan War
D
Egyptology
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7

What infectious disease is characterised by catarrh of the respiratory tract and paroxysms of coughing?

A
Measles
B
Chickenpox
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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