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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2010

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Which Roman emperor, having seen a vision, tolerated Christians, became attached to the faith, and began the union between the Church and the Empire?

A
Pontius Pilate
B
Nero
C
Constantine the Great
D
Julius Caesar
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2

What occurs when a ray of light meets an obstacle such as a fine wire?

A
Diffraction
B
Diffusion
C
Refraction
D
Debacle
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3

What was the title of John Wayne's last movie, made in 1976?

A
The Shootist
B
Unforgiven
C
High Noon
D
Stagecoach
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4

Which establishment owes much to the offer by Sir Hans Sloane in 1758 for England to purchase his collections?

A
Harrow College
B
Madam Tassauds
C
St Martin in the Fields
D
British Museum
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5

What is the capital of the province of Manitoba, Canada?

A
Fredericton
B
Brandon
C
St Boniface
D
Winnipeg
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6

A word opposite in meaning to another in the same language is called what?

A
Syllogism
B
Synonym
C
Antonym
D
Antimacassar
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7

Which of these is the 1995 WBC Heavyweight champion who wrote the autobiography "Frank: Fighting Back" with the assistance of Kevin Mitchell?

A
Frank Bruno
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Frank Zappa
D
Frank Capra
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