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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 April 2012

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1

Who was the first artistic director of the National Theatre in London?

A
John Gielgud
B
Jonathan Miller
C
Laurence Olivier
D
Peter Brook
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2

A pugilist is a competitor in which sport?

A
Hockey
B
Boxing
C
Dog racing
D
Triple jump
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3

Cobol, Basic and Fortran are types of what?

A
Egyptian gods
B
Man made fibres
C
Telephone companies
D
Computer languages
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4

In 1891, Paul Gaugin left France to live where?

A
Hawaii
B
Fiji
C
New Caledonia
D
Tahiti
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5

The Okavango Delta is in which country?

A
Ivory Coast
B
Nigeria
C
Botswana
D
Kenya
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6

What word, invented by PaweĊ‚ Ciompa in 1910 and first used by Ragnar Frisch in the sense that it is used today, is concerned with developing and applying quantitative or statistical methods to the study and elucidation of economic principles, combining economic theory with statistics to analyse and test economic relationships?

A
Heterodoxy
B
Macroeconomics
C
Econometrics
D
Demography
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7

Which of these is an ancient name for Troy?

A
Xenon
B
Ilium
C
Radium
D
Calcium
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