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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 March 2020

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Which of these is an arcade game developed by Namco and licensed for distribution in the U.S. by Midway, first released in Japan in 1980?

A
Stockman
B
Batman
C
Hackman
D
Pac-Man
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2

To create the musical "The Capeman" (1998), Paul Simon collaborated with what Nobel laureate?

A
Derek Walcott
B
Toni Morrison
C
Seamus Heaney
D
Wole Soyinka
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3

Who was married to Anne More, the father of 12 children, subsequently a reluctant cleric, an MP and a greatly admired poet?

A
Seamus Heaney (1939-2013)
B
John Donne (1572-1631)
C
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 –1834)
D
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340s – 1400)
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4

Where is the lowest point in Africa?

A
Egypt
B
Somalia
C
Djibouti
D
Eritrea
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5

What is a nickname or a fancy name of a person, group or place which is familiar enough to be used instead of a real name without the need of explanation?

A
Tanqueray
B
Tourniquet
C
Soubriquet
D
Cabernet
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6

When was the Guillain–Barré syndrome first recognised and described?

A
1942
B
1916
C
1720
D
1859
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7

What country was forced to withdraw from the British Commonwealth in 1961 and was reinstated in 1994?

A
Northern Rhodesia
B
Fiji
C
Ghana
D
South Africa
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