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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 March 2009

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1

Which city held the 2012 Summer Olympics, making it the first city to host the Games three times?

A
Los Angeles
B
London
C
Paris
D
Helsinki
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2

From which game do we get the expression "On a roll"?

A
NASCAR racing
B
Rugby Union
C
Cricket
D
Craps
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3

Who wrote the plays "Waiting For Godot", "Endgame", "Play", "Happy Days" and "Krapp's Last Tape"?

A
Barry Lakeman
B
John Osborne
C
Harold Pinter
D
Samuel Beckett
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4

Who dubbed the singing voice for Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady"?

A
Jennifer Jones
B
Marni Nixon
C
Gracie Fields
D
Julie Andrews
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5

Which theatre in Dublin, built in 1904 where George Bernard Shaw, W B Yeats, Padraic Colum, and Sean O'Casey premiered many of their plays, was severely damaged by fire in 1951?

A
Grand Opera House
B
Ardhowen Theatre
C
Abbey Theatre
D
Riverside Theatre
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6

Which wars, from 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860, were due to Britain smuggling goods from India into China in defiance of China's laws?

A
The Boxer Rebellion
B
The Chino-Anglo Dispute
C
The Yangtse Incident
D
The Opium Wars
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7

How many signs of the Zodiac are neither inanimate nor human?

A
11
B
5
C
9
D
7
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