General Knowledge: 10 questions

1.     Who recorded the song “Where the streets have no name”?

2.     Who discovered the rings of Saturn?

3.     What 1951 John Huston film also starred Katharine Hepburn and was the film for which Humphrey Bogart won his only Oscar?

4.     What sport is associated with Muirfield?

5.     Which major investment bank has been led by Jamie Dimon as CEO since 2005?

6.     Which Indian state gives its name to an expensive fabric made from the hair of goats native to that region?

7.     Kwame Nkrumah was a leading figure in the independence movement of which country?

8.     Who became the first Japanese person to win a grand slam singles title by winning the US Open in September 2018?

9.     In South Africa, what common urban object is often called a “robot”?

10.  What is the only UK city to be located on an island?

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  1. Who recorded the song “Where the streets have no name”?
    A: U2

2.     Who discovered the rings of Saturn?
A: Galileo

3.     What 1951 John Huston film also starred Katharine Hepburn and was the film for which Humphrey Bogart won his only Oscar?
A: The African Queen

4.     What sport is associated with Muirfield?
A: Golf

5.     Which major investment bank has been led by Jamie Dimon as CEO since 2005?
A: JP Morgan

6.     Which Indian state gives its name to an expensive fabric made from the hair of goats native to that region?
A: Kashmir

7.     Kwame Nkrumah was a leading figure in the independence movement of which country?
A: Ghana

8.     Who became the first Japanese person to win a grand slam singles title by winning the US Open in September 2018?
A: Naomi Osaka

9.     In South Africa, what common urban object is often called a “robot”?
A: Traffic Lights

10.  What is the only UK city to be located on an island?
A: Portsmouth (on Portsea Island)

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