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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2013

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1

"Lusail" is a new city in which country?

A
Dubai
B
Abu Dhabi
C
Syria
D
Qatar
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2

What 1983 Scottish film, starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi and Burt Lancaster, was directed by Bill Forsyth with music by Mark Knopfler?

A
Mrs. Brown
B
Whisky Galore!
C
Braveheart
D
Local Hero
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3

What is traditionally added to sulphur and saltpetre to make gunpowder?

A
Charcoal
B
Iron
C
Phosphorus
D
Magnesium
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4

In which country was mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary born?

A
India
B
South Africa
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
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5

Which of these is a triangular Russian instrument?

A
Dobro
B
Balalaika
C
Ocarina
D
Tabor
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6

To whom does the nickname "Dubya" refer?

A
William Wordsworth
B
George W. Bush
C
W C Fields
D
Willy Wonka
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7

Concorde, a collaboration between British Aircraft Corporation from the UK and AĆ©rospatiale from France, took its first supersonic flight when?

A
October 1969
B
January 1980
C
November 2003
D
December 2011
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