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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 September 2013

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1

What message did Benito Mussolini famously send to the Italian soccer team before the 1938 World Cup?

A
We shall overcome
B
You've come, you've seen, now conquer!
C
To victory, for the blood of your forefathers
D
Win, or die
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2

Which of these is a resort town north-east of Paris that is known for its horse racing and lace production?

A
Chantilly
B
Nice
C
Nantes
D
Marseilles
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3

What public disturbance early in June 1780 in London, described by Charles Dickens in "Barnaby Rudge", was put down by the military and followed by the execution of 11 people?

A
Catholic uprising
B
Indian Mutiny
C
Waterfront Strike
D
Gordon riots
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4

Which chemist, engineer, and armaments manufacturer invented dynamite and a detonator for it and then founded a longstanding series of world prizes for, among other things, promoting peace?

A
Alfred North Whitehead
B
Alfred Russel Wallace
C
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
D
Alfred Nobel
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5

Where is the Sea of Fertility?

A
In the high mountain area of Peru
B
On the Moon
C
Round the Maldives
D
Due north of Sweden
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6

What is the title of the 41 minute film of the Beatles first US concert?

A
The Beatles at Shea Stadium
B
Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964
C
Live at the Hollywood Bowl
D
Got Live If You Want It
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7

Which of these is a prefix that means "false"?

A
Pseudo
B
Rhino
C
Midi
D
Mega
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