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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2011

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1

What was "The Hindenburg Line"?

A
A system of defences in northeastern France during World War I
B
A rope to secure an airship to the ground
C
A dynasty of German kings
D
A disaster prophesied to occur when all planets were aligned on the same side of the sun
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2

George Gershwin wrote a piece of music called "Rhapsody in ..." what?

A
Blue
B
Bed
C
Paris
D
The afternoon
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3

What was the first US city to host an Olympic Games?

A
Atlanta
B
Lake Placid
C
Los Angeles
D
St Louis
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4

The "promession" technique, announced in May 2010, was proposed to be used for what?

A
Surgery
B
Burial
C
Dance
D
Fighting
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5

Which of these was a leading figure in the Spanish Inquisition?

A
Maximilien Robespierre
B
Tomás de Torquemada
C
Girolamo Savonarola
D
Cosimo de' Medici
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a bowed string musical instrument with three strings, played on the arm or under the chin that was particularly popular in the 15th and 16th centuries?

A
Rebec
B
Sackbut
C
Clarion
D
Crumhorn
Select from the options above.
7

What subregion of Oceania, comprising hundreds of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean, includes Guam, the Northern Marianas, Wake Island, Nauru, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and Kiribati?

A
Micronesia
B
Polynesia
C
Australasia
D
Melanesia
Select from the options above.
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