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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 December 2013

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1

What was the first name of the poet Coleridge?

A
Gibbon
B
Taylor
C
Edward
D
Samuel
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2

The first successful public operation under which anaesthetic was carried out at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 by William Morton?

A
Xenon
B
Ether
C
Chloroform
D
Propanol
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3

Who has won the most Olympic Gold medals?

A
Larissa Latynina, USSR
B
Paavo Nurmi, Finalnd
C
Michael Phelps, USA
D
Mark Spitz, USA
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4

An orchestra frequently tunes to an A provided by which instrument?

A
Cello
B
Oboe
C
Viola
D
Trumpet
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5

Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last Emperor of which country, ruling from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918?

A
England
B
France
C
Germany
D
Portugal
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6

What was the name of Vincent Van Gogh's brother?

A
Theo
B
Thierry
C
Thomas
D
Timothy
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7

Waterford Crystal was manufactured in Waterford City, Ireland, from 1783 until the factory was shut down after the receivership of Waterford Wedgwood plc in what year?

A
2009
B
1985
C
1997
D
1973
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