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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 April 2012

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1

What name is given to describes the phenomenon of the gradual mixing of two different substances which are in contact?

A
Diffusion
B
Diffraction
C
Refraction
D
Debacle
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2

"The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe", a 2005 film based on the novel by C. S. Lewis, is set mainly in which land?

A
100 Acre Wood
B
Narnia
C
Sodor
D
Neverland
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3

Who captained Bangladesh to their 4 - 0 series win over New Zealand in the one day international cricket series completed in October 2010?

A
Mashrafe Mortaza
B
Shakib Al Hasan
C
Rubel Hossain
D
Imran Khan
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4

Who arrived to play a concert at the Milan's Arena Civica in July 2006, a 12,000 seat venue, found that the organisers had not put the tickets on general sale and that only 45 people had shown up, and refused to go on stage for such a small audience?

A
Madonna
B
Paul McCartney
C
Lady Ga Ga
D
Bob Geldof
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5

What car manufacturer was the first to design a car using a wind tunnel, the first to sell a car with a monocoque chassis, the first to offer a 5 speed gearbox as an option and the first to sell a car fitted with a V6 engine?

A
Ford
B
Lancia
C
Jaguar
D
Citro├źn
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6

In which city are O'Connell Street, known as 'Sackville Street' until 1924, and O'Connell Bridge, known as Carlisle Bridge until the early 1880s, which were renamed for Daniel O'Connell, a nationalist leader of the early 19th century?

A
Washington DC
B
Brazilia
C
Dublin
D
Canberra
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7

What were reportedly the last words of Ned Kelly when he was hanged on 11 November 1880 at the Melbourne Gaol?

A
Behold the head of a traitor!
B
Kiss me, Hardy
C
My heart will go on
D
Such is life
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