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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 May 2012

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1

Lotte Lenya, who played Rosa Klebb in "From Russia With Love" and the Contessa in "The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone", was married to whom?

A
Leonard Bernstein
B
Michael Caine
C
Kurt Weill
D
Sean Connery
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2

Which of these was painted by Claude Monet in 1891?

A
Haystack
B
The Starry Night
C
Water Lilies
D
Le Moulin de la Galette
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3

Over several weeks after the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union agreed to give up its monopoly of power on February 7, 1990, the constituent republics of the USSR held their first competitive elections. How many republics were there?

A
15
B
10
C
8
D
4
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4

What is a disorder of the immune system (called "type I hypersensitivity") whereby the human body reacts adversely to normally harmless environmental substances?

A
Allergy
B
Aneurism
C
Alopecia
D
Algebra
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5

What Scottish place name is used for a promontory?

A
Brae
B
Bairn
C
Mull
D
Laird
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6

What does the German surname Schwarzkopf literally mean?

A
Red horse
B
Black head
C
Blue beard
D
Grey hair
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7

In 2006 Monty Panesar became the first person of what religion to play test cricket for England?

A
Islam
B
Buddhism
C
Judaism
D
Sikh
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