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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 November 2010

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1

Before 1991, Slovenia was part of which country?

A
Iraq
B
Greece
C
Turkey
D
Yugoslavia
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2

Who began directing with "Grand Theft Auto" (1977) and won his first Best Director Oscar for "A Beautiful Mind" (2001)?

A
Steven Spielberg
B
Ron Howard
C
Mel Gibson
D
George Lucas
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3

In 2006, who replaced up to 500 copies of Paris Hilton's debut CD “Paris” in 48 different UK record stores with his own cover art and remixes by Danger Mouse, with track titles such as "Why am I Famous?", "What Have I Done?" and "What Am I For?"?

A
Prince Charles
B
Liam Gallagher
C
David Beckham
D
Banksy
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4

What is the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet?

A
Gamma
B
Pi
C
Delta
D
Epsilon
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5

What important discovery was made in 1964 by radio astronomers Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson?

A
Cosmic microwave background radiation
B
The earth goes around the sun, not the other way around
C
The solar system is moving in space
D
Pluto can not be regarded as a true planet
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6

Of the 12 Winter Olympics between 1924 and 1976 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?

A
6
B
4
C
5
D
3
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7

Where in London was the first Globe Theatre built in 1599?

A
Marble Arch
B
Hammersmith
C
Charing Cross
D
Bankside, Southwark
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