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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 March 2009

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1

When was the Euro first used as a unit of currency?

A
1998
B
2000
C
1999
D
1996
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2

What is the French name for Lake Geneva?

A
Lac Leman
B
Lake Geneva
C
Lac du Suisse
D
Clermont-Ferrand
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3

What is the name of the model for the formation and evolution of the solar system first developed in the 18th century by Emanuel Swedenborg, Immanuel Kant, and Pierre-Simon Laplace?

A
Gravitational collapse exposition
B
Nebular hypothesis
C
Giant molecular cloud theory
D
Big bang theory
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4

Where in Europe would you go to attend the World Backgammon Championship?

A
Paris
B
Monaco
C
London
D
Geneva
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5

Who was President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979 and was depicted in the film "The Last King Of Scotland"?

A
Yusufu Lule
B
Robert Mugabe
C
Milton Obote
D
Idi Amin
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6

Which of these was one of the members of the EU to replace their national currency with the euro in 1999?

A
Sweden
B
United Kingdom
C
Denmark
D
Italy
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7

Which piece of music was composed by Tchaikovsky to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon I?

A
The Marseillaise
B
1812 Overture
C
Moonlight Sonata
D
Brandenburg Concerto
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