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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 April 2012

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1

What is the capital of the US state of Idaho?

A
Cheyenne
B
Toledo
C
Salem
D
Boise
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2

Which of these is not part of the same family of German composers?

A
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
B
Johann Sebastian Bach
C
Barbara Bach
D
John Christian Bach
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3

A Soviet film adaptation of which Shakespearean play, directed by Grigori Kozintsev, with black-and-white photography, a score by Shostakovich and a script based on a translation by Boris Pasternak, was made by Mosfilm in 1971?

A
Macbeth
B
The Merchant of Venice
C
Titus Andronicus
D
King Lear
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4

What is an item designed to protect from the sun?

A
Paragon
B
Paradox
C
Parasol
D
Paradigm
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5

Which of these is a position in cricket?

A
Striker
B
Lock
C
Silly mid-on
D
Goal Attack
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6

Which of these is a professional body and learned society established in 1957 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1984, which has over 70,000 members in over 100 countries?

A
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Royal Society of Chemistry
D
The Geological Society of London
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7

In which country were 29 miners killed after 2 explosions in the Pike River Mine in November 2010, making it the most-deadly mining disaster there in 96 years?

A
Brazil
B
China
C
Chile
D
New Zealand
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