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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2009

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1

At which Olympic Games did the People's Republic of China participate for the first time?

A
1984, Los Angeles
B
1988, Seoul
C
1952, Helsinki
D
1964, Tokyo
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2

What is the fate of "Carmen" in Bizet's opera?

A
She died of consumption
B
She was strangled by her husband
C
She jumped to her death
D
She was stabbed to death by her lover
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3

What is the name given to a cataclysmic nuclear explosion caused by the accretion of hydrogen onto the surface of a white dwarf star?

A
Red Dwarf
B
Nebula
C
Pulsar
D
Nova
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4

The Reign Of Terror was a period in the revolution of which country?

A
Russia
B
France
C
USA
D
Portugal
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5

What is the name for a musical work written for nine instruments?

A
Nonet
B
Nonny nonny
C
Octet
D
Ninuette
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6

Which English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era had a mysterious and untimely death?

A
Samuel Pepys
B
Ben Johnson
C
Christopher Marlowe
D
Thomas Kyd
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7

Where in New York city are the Zoo, the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States and among the largest in the world, and the New York Botanical Garden?

A
Riverside Park
B
Central Park
C
Bronx Park
D
Pelham Bay Park
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