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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 February 2013

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1

What is the capital of San Marino?

A
The Vatican
B
Rome
C
The City of San Marino
D
Vaduz
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2

Which painter, who was born in Paris, France in 1848 and died in 1903 at Atuona, Hiva ‘Oa, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, had lived at various times in Lima (Peru), Orléans (France), Copenhagen (Denmark), Panama, Saint Pierre (Martinique), Pont-Aven (France), Arles (France), Mataiea Village (Tahiti), Punaauia (Tahiti)?

A
Paul Gauguin
B
Francisco Goya
C
El Greco
D
Henri Rousseau
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3

In August 2005 the robotic rover Spirit explored the surface of what?

A
Saturn
B
The Moon
C
Venus
D
Mars
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4

In gymnastics, what is a salto?

A
Leap
B
Somersault
C
Pirouette
D
Roll
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5

What is the name of the government-owned corporation that provides the intercity passenger train service in the USA?

A
Ontrack
B
Amtrak
C
Passtrack
D
GoRail
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6

Which bank robber, whose exploits were sensationalized across the USA, was shot dead by police in an ambush outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago in 1934?

A
Pretty Boy Floyd
B
John Dillinger
C
Al Capone
D
Clyde Barrow
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7

Torres Strait Islander Eddie Mabo became famous in Australian history for his role in campaigning for what?

A
Prohibition
B
Land rights
C
Votes for indigenous people
D
Fishing rights
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