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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 July 2013

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1

Which of these would not be included in international contests in the disciplines of Radiosport?

A
Individuals receive and correctly copy Morse code transmissions sent at very high speeds
B
Amateur radio station teams attempt to make as many two-way contacts with other stations as possible
C
Team cricket in radio studios
D
Amateur radio direction finding
Select from the options above.
2

A play, first performed in 1933, whose writer died in 1936, continues to attract powerful international interpretations, including film, TV, and dance; what is the play?

A
Mandarine by Jean Anouilh
B
Ah Wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill
C
Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca
D
Drama at Inish by Esmé Stuart Lennox Robinson
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3

Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the capital of which group of islands?

A
Galápagos
B
Jamaica
C
Tonga
D
Tristan da Cunha
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4

What is the word used in Greek mythology for the underworld?

A
Styx
B
Inferno
C
Hades
D
Valhallah
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5

Which of these firms, founded in 1835, is a prestigious maker of hand-made sporting rifles and shotguns, based in London, England?

A
Bang & Olufsen
B
Holland and Holland
C
Browning Arms Company
D
David Lloyd & Co.
Select from the options above.
6

Andrew Lloyd Webber stands in what relationship to Julian Lloyd Webber, the renowned cellist?

A
Father
B
Brother
C
Cousin
D
Uncle
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7

What does the Mohs scale measure?

A
Earthquake magnitude
B
Wind strength
C
The hardness of minerals
D
Volume of fluid flow
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