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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 May 2012

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1

The French horse race called the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is run at which race course?

A
Nevers Magny-Cours
B
Deauville
C
Chantilly
D
Longchamp
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2

Which continent lies directly to the east of Europe?

A
Africa
B
North America
C
Asia
D
Australia
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3

What term is used to describe an argument or fight?

A
Ping Pong
B
King Kong
C
Ding dong
D
Ying tong
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4

Which of these squeaks when walked upon at -10 degrees Celsius?

A
Air
B
Gold
C
Water
D
A mouse
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5

What name was given to an uprising of rural workers in the south and east of England in 1830 who wanted to stop reductions in their wages and protest against the new threshing machines?

A
The Tonypandy Riots
B
The Luddite disturbances
C
Homeless Workers' Movement
D
The Swing Riots
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6

Which of these writers was Russian?

A
Ernest Gaines
B
Henrik Ibsen
C
August Strindberg
D
Leo Tolstoy
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7

What 2005 film, directed by Ang Lee, was based on a short story by Annie Proulx?

A
Air America
B
The Blair Witch Project
C
Brokeback Mountain
D
Memoirs of a Geisha
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