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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2019

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1

What is Stephen Hawking's disease?

A
Fibrositis
B
Anaemia
C
Arthritis
D
Motor neuron disease
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2

When comedy and folk-pop group The Humblebums broke up in 1971 and the artists went on to pursue solo careers, what duo did one of them then co-found?

A
Stealers Wheel
B
The Skillet Lickers
C
Hall & Oates
D
Eurythmics
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3

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Back slide
B
Leg slip
C
Gully point
D
Chief Scout
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4

What is a tepui?

A
A Māori weapon
B
A native dwelling in New Guinea
C
A species of muskrat
D
A tabletop mountain in the Guiana Highlands of South America
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5

What was the instrument for which American jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke, an outstanding improviser and composer of the 1920s, is particularly known?

A
Cornet
B
Piano
C
Clarinet
D
Saxophone
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6

In the late 18th century what was the term "dephlogisticated" applied to?

A
Metal
B
Overblown rhetoric
C
Duck feathers
D
Air
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7

Which pope was elected in 1414, ending the situation where there were multiple Popes?

A
Alexander V
B
Martin V
C
John XXIII
D
Boniface IX
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