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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 April 2013

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1

Which of these is not one of the United Arab Emirates?

A
Kuwait
B
Sharjah
C
Dubai
D
Abu Dhabi
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2

Who was killed on 4 January 1967 when his jet propelled boat, Bluebird K7, somersaulted and disintegrated on Coniston Water?

A
Donald Campbell
B
John Cobb
C
Ken Warby
D
Henry Segrave
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3

Who played the title role in the film "Saving Private Ryan"?

A
Colin Farrell
B
Matt Damon
C
Toby Maguire
D
Tom Hanks
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4

In chess, what term is given to the situation where a king is under direct attack and cannot avoid being captured?

A
Bingo
B
Stalemate
C
Checkmate
D
Eureka
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5

What is the Japanese delicacy that consists of the poisonous puffer fish with the poisonous parts (hopefully) removed?

A
Sekihan
B
Fugu
C
Rumaki
D
Shinkansen
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6

The federal government of Australia moved to what new, purpose-built, planned, capital city in 1927?

A
Vampire
B
Lancaster
C
Mosquito
D
Canberra
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7

What film genre has a plot that takes place during a journey, which has its roots in tales of epic journeys such as the "Odyssey" and the "Aeneid"?

A
Tour movie
B
Road movie
C
Heroic movie
D
Moving picture
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