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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 January 2013

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Which 1942 film starring Tim Holt, Joseph Cotton, Ray Collins, Agnes Moorehead, Dolores Costello and Richard Bennett was adapted by Orson Welles from a novel by Booth Tarkington?

A
The Lady From Shanghai
B
Citizen Kane
C
The Stranger
D
The Magnificent Ambersons
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2

What is the Chinese name for the Yellow River?

A
Huang Ho
B
Mekong
C
Yangtze
D
Xiaoqing
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3

What is a Thompson seedless?

A
Apple
B
Grape
C
Melon
D
Tennis tournament
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4

What is the nickname of the Australian national rugby union team?

A
Kangaroos
B
Wallabies
C
Diamonds
D
Boomers
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5

In central and northern Italy, the Guelphs, who supported the Pope, and Ghibellines, who supported the Holy Roman Emperor, became a metaphor for rivalry between individual families and cities. When was this?

A
9th and 10th centuries
B
17th and 18th centuries
C
10th and 11th centuries
D
12th and 13th centuries
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6

On the Jewish calendar, what is Rosh Hashanah?

A
Festival of Lights
B
Day of Atonement
C
Passover
D
New Year
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7

Tamerlane was a 14th-century conqueror of Western, South and Central Asia, founder of which empire?

A
The Byzantine Empire
B
The Mongol Empire
C
The Ottoman Empire
D
The Timurid Empire
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