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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 August 2010

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1

What is a "cataract"?

A
Food rations
B
Performance by kittens
C
Bad cough
D
Waterfall
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2

In which of Shakespeare's plays did the Montague and Capulet families appear?

A
Macbeth
B
Twelfth Night
C
King Lear
D
Romeo and Juliet
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3

Who won the most of the first ten tournaments called the Women's Hockey World Cup (the field hockey World Cup competition for women), which was inaugurated in 1974?

A
Germany
B
Netherlands
C
Australia
D
Argentina
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4

Who was King of Hungary from 1000 to 1038, changed his name from Wajk on becoming Christian, and is Hungary's patron saint?

A
Stephen
B
Christopher
C
Wenceslas
D
Richard
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5

What, with the sickle, is a symbol of communism?

A
Chisel
B
Screwdriver
C
Concrete mixer
D
Hammer
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6

An outbreak of what in Nigeria affected 5,323 people and killed 333 in the first 3 months of 2009?

A
AIDS
B
Ebola
C
Meningitis
D
Influenza
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7

How many months of the year have 31 days?

A
8
B
5
C
6
D
7
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