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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2012

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1

What fraction of a millimeter is a nanometer?

A
One thousandth
B
One millionth
C
One hundredth
D
One ten thousandth
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2

What are traditionally hung up on Christmas night for Santa Claus to fill with presents?

A
Posters
B
Turkeys
C
Washing
D
Stockings
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3

According to Greek legend, which of these was a cyclops?

A
Poseidon
B
Chimera
C
Medusa
D
Polyphemus
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4

When did women first compete in the Olympics in gymnastics?

A
1920
B
1924
C
1932
D
1928
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5

Pierre Konowaloff, a Parisian engineer, sued New York's Metroplitan Museum of Art to recover which painting that, he says, the Bolsheviks stole from his grandfather during the Russian Revolution?

A
"Portrait of Père Tanguy" by Vincent van Gogh (1887)
B
"Madame Cézanne in the Conservatory" by Paul Cézanne (1891)
C
"Girls at the Piano"by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1892)
D
"Portrait of Gertrude Stein" by Pablo Picasso (1906)
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6

Who left the satiric poem "Don Juan" unfinished after his death in 1824?

A
Betjeman SP
B
Wordsworth
C
Keats
D
Byron
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7

Which of these deserts is in the USA?

A
Atacama
B
Mojave
C
Gobi
D
Kalahari
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