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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 June 2019

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1

Which of these novelists was born in South Africa?

A
Keri Hulme
B
Michael Ondaatje
C
Bryce Courtenay
D
Peter Carey
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2

The term "New England" covers the US states of Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island and which other state?

A
Virginia
B
New York
C
New Hampshire
D
Pennsylvania
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3

Who, according to the Sumerian king list, was the fifth king of Uruk around 2700 BC, and became the central character in one of the best known works of early literature, where he was described as two-thirds god?

A
Lugalbanda
B
Gilgamesh
C
Ninsun
D
Enkidu
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4

Which of these horse races does not form part of The Triple Crown in the USA?

A
Kentucky Derby
B
Alabama Stakes
C
Preakness Stakes
D
Belmont Stakes
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5

After making "Halloween" (1978), John Carpenter co-wrote, directed and created the music for which other horror film?

A
The Thing (1982)
B
Escape from New York (1981)
C
The Fog (1980)
D
Halloween II (1981)
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6

What theory, developed by Franz Joseph Gall, in which personality traits were determined by "reading" bumps and fissures in the skull, was once considered a science?

A
Single skulls
B
Craniology
C
Necromancy
D
Phrenology
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7

According to the nursery rhyme, who could "eat no fat", while his wife could "eat no lean"?

A
Mary Mary Quite Contrary
B
Old King Cole
C
Jack Sprat
D
Moby Dick
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