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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2013

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1

What colour is the copper mineral called "malachite"?

A
Blue
B
Brown
C
Red
D
Green
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2

Which city about 200 km west of Madrid that has a university founded in 1218 (the oldest university in Spain and the 5th oldest western university) was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988?

A
Valencia
B
Barcelona
C
Toledo
D
Salamanca
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3

On 15 April 1986, the USA launched a series of air strikes on what country because Ronald Reagan had "irrefutable proof" that it had directed a terrorist bombing in a Berlin discothèque.

A
Ethiopia
B
Libya
C
Somalia
D
Turkey
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4

Which of these instruments belongs to the percussion family?

A
Viola
B
Tuba
C
Oboe
D
Cymbals
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5

Sunday Rose are the names of the daughter of Nicole Kidman and whom?

A
Keith Urban
B
Richard Gere
C
Heath Ledger
D
Robbie Williams
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6

If a chess player completes a move known as en passant, what pieces are involved?

A
Pawns
B
Bishops
C
Knights
D
A pawn and a knight
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7

What is the word for a literary work that imitates another style or artist?

A
Smother
B
Plagiarism
C
Forgery
D
Pastiche
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