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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 January 2012

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1

Between 1979 and 1990, the Sandinistas and the Contras were participants in a Civil War in which country?

A
Cuba
B
Nicaragua
C
Argentina
D
Spain
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2

What colour is the cross on the flag of Switzerland?

A
Black
B
Red
C
White
D
Blue
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3

After a scoring controversy at an Olympic Games, the Hungarian and Italian fencing teams satisfied honour with a real live duel, with sabres. In what year was this?

A
1924
B
1928
C
1932
D
1920
Select from the options above.
4

The "Westminster", that is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York, is what sort of event?

A
Dog show
B
British rock music festival
C
Debate about democracy
D
Free concert for the elderly
Select from the options above.
5

What musical features the characters Frank N Furter and Riff Raff?

A
Hair
B
The Rocky Horror Show
C
Cats
D
Godspell
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6

Who was the last Nazi war criminal to be tried and executed?

A
Josef Blösche
B
Adolf Eichmann
C
Jakob Sporrenberg
D
Feodor Fedorenko
Select from the options above.
7

What name is give to a tax minimisation deal whereby a profitable company makes a payment to a loss-making company in the same group?

A
Ransom payment
B
Subversion payment
C
Cash payment
D
Subvention payment
Select from the options above.
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