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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 March 2013

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Emperor Pedro II, Deodoro da Fonseca, Floriano Peixoto, Manuel Vitorino Pereira and Prudente de Morais are names that crop up in the politics of what country in the 19th century?

A
Argentina
B
Mexico
C
Brazil
D
Philippines
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2

Which of these is part of a television set?

A
Hard drive
B
Differential
C
Cavity magnetron
D
Receiver
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3

What kind of window is made of one or more movable panels that form a frame to hold panes of glass where the glazed panels are opened by sliding vertically, or horizontally?

A
Dormer
B
Sash
C
Dado
D
Gable
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4

An unexpected event is described as being "out of the ... " what?

A
Red
B
Black
C
Blue
D
Grey
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5

The English football team played the World Cup Final in 1966 in what coloured shirts?

A
Blue
B
White
C
Red
D
Green
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6

Which of these buildings is in Chicago?

A
Sears Tower
B
Petronas Towers
C
Sathorn's Robot Building
D
Chrysler Building
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7

In 1938, after receiving the Nobel Prize, which physicist emigrated to the USA, protesting the oppressive regime of his homeland?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Enrico Fermi
C
Robert Oppenheimer
D
Werner von Braun
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