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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 December 2012

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1

Until 1997, the Group of Eight (G8), a forum for powerful governments, was the G7. Which country was the last to join, making it G8?

A
Russia
B
Italy
C
Japan
D
Canada
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2

Who is the engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR and a co-inventor of video tape recording while at Ampex?

A
Ray Dolby
B
Les Paul
C
Colin Echo
D
Rudolph Hiss
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3

Which Indonesian volcano erupted in October / November 2010, forcing 70,000 people from their homes?

A
The Soufriere Hills volcano
B
Krakatoa
C
Mount St Helens
D
Mount Merapi
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4

Which of these was a British-born American costume designer who had a career as costumier for the Dallas Opera, and worked for Covent Garden, La Scala, the Old Vic, the Vienna State Opera, the American Ballet Theater, the Metropolitan Opera & the New York City Opera?

A
Edith Head
B
Peter J Hall
C
Busby Berkeley
D
Cecil Beaton
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5

Which of these animals attacks its food with a "death roll"?

A
Lion
B
Alligator
C
Hyena
D
Giraffe
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6

What is the name for a group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem or song?

A
Trope
B
Refrain
C
Epigram
D
Quatrain
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7

Which traditional game is played on the fingers with string?

A
Knuckle bones
B
Hokey Cokey
C
Hopscotch
D
Cat's Cradle
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