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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 30 April 2022

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1

What are the only arteries in the adult human body to carry deoxygenated blood?

A
Carotid
B
Aorta
C
Pulmonary
D
Bronchial
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2

To travel by sea from the British mainland to the Channel Islands, it is necessary to travel through the territorial waters of which country?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Republic of Ireland
D
Denmark
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3

A person whose pessimism lowers the spirits of others is called a what?

A
Damp patch
B
Wet blanket
C
Soggy sheet
D
Moist eiderdown
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4

Which game that contained many D&D features and references, including a computer controlled dungeon master, created in 1975 by Will Crowther on a DEC PDP-10 computer, the first widely used adventure game, was significantly expanded in 1976 by Don Woods, that inspired a group of students at MIT to write a game called Zork in the summer of 1977 for the PDP-10 minicomputer which became quite popular on the ARPANET?

A
MUD
B
Adventure
C
Battleships
D
The Temple of Doom
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5

Between 500 and 850 AD, often referred to as the Dark Ages, the 7 kingdoms into which England was supposedly divided (the Heptarchy) were Wessex, Mercia, Kent, Essex, East Anglia, Sussex and which other?

A
Northumbria
B
Orkney
C
Iceni
D
Watford
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6

What is the title of Geri Halliwell's autobiography, published in 1999?

A
If Only
B
So What?
C
Is That It?
D
It's All Over Now
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7

Which epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia is believed to have originated as a series of Sumerian legends and poems about a hero-king, which were gathered into a longer Akkadian poem much later?

A
The Epic of Gilgamesh
B
The Epic of Ninsun
C
The Epic of Lugalbanda
D
The Epic of Enkidu
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