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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2019

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Why were the fossilised remains of an extinct race, discovered in 1856, called "Neanderthal man"?

A
They were named after a cat that frequently visited the dig
B
They were found by Heinrich Neandertàl
C
Carbon dating proved they came from the Neanderthal period
D
They were found in the Neander Valley
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2

What is the name of Morocco's capital, which is 60 miles north of Casablanca?

A
Tobruk
B
Tripoli
C
Rabat
D
Cairo
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3

What is the name of the British rugby international touring team?

A
Elephants
B
Tigers
C
Lions
D
Giraffes
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4

Which Delta blues musician, according to legend, met the Devil at a crossroad and received mastery of the guitar in return for his soul?

A
John Lee Hooker
B
Elmore james
C
Jimmy Reed
D
Robert Johnson
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5

Members of which family were, at various times, Kings or Emperors of Germany, Austria, Rome, Hungary, Spain and Bohemia between 1273 and 1918?

A
Medici
B
Hapsburg
C
Saxe-Coburg
D
Romanoff
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6

Which French revolutionary, who was instrumental in the death of the King and the establishment of the Republic, was guillotined in 1794?

A
de Gaulle
B
Robespierre
C
de Maupassant
D
Cardinal Richelieu
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7

For which of these contexts could "clarity" be an appropriate noun for the word "clear"?

A
His speech is clear
B
The road is clear of traffic
C
The storm came out of a clear sky
D
It was a clear and present danger
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