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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 November 2012

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1

Which of these events in World War II occurred first?

A
Signing of the final documents for the surrender of Japan
B
Announcement that the Armistice between Italy and the Allied armed forces had been signed
C
D-Day landings by the Allies in Normandy, northern France
D
Invasion of continental Italy by Allied Forces
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2

What does "coup d'etat" mean?

A
Taking over a government
B
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
C
A magnificent effort
D
Newly rich
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3

What is the largest planet in our solar system?

A
Mars
B
Saturn
C
Uranus
D
Jupiter
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4

Kerkyra is what the locals call what island?

A
Corsica
B
Corfu
C
Crete
D
Cos
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5

What was a demonstration sport at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, when the opening ceremony featured a mass demonstration of it, involving hundreds of adults and children?

A
Korfball
B
Beach volleyball
C
Synchronised swimming
D
Taekwondo
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6

Where did Stradivari, the famous violin maker, live and work?

A
Italy
B
Poland
C
England
D
France
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7

What is the name of the British annual pop music awards, that are held in February each year?

A
The Brit Awards
B
BAFTAs
C
Laurence Olivier Awards
D
Grammy Awards
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