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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 December 2013

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1

What is the generic title of a series of French comic strips that were written originally by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo?

A
Pippi Longstocking
B
The Adventures of Tintin
C
The Adventures of Asterix
D
Maximo
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2

Which organisation, which has its Headquarters in Paris, was established on 16 November 1945?

A
FIA
B
FAO
C
YHA
D
UNESCO
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3

In May 2010, what store was sold to Qatar Holdings by Mohammed Al Fayed for £1.5 billion?

A
Fortnum & Mason
B
Selfridges
C
Macy's
D
Harrods
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4

Who wrote the operas "The Marriage of Figaro", "Don Giovanni" and "Cosi Fan Tutte"?

A
Mozart
B
Paul McCartney
C
Andrew Lloyd Webber
D
Bedrich Smetana
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5

What shape is the course used for snail racing championships?

A
A 4m square
B
Circle, radius approximately 14 inches (35 cm)
C
Spiral
D
Oblong with at least one 6m side
Select from the options above.
6

The standard negative pulldown for 35 mm motion picture film is four perforations per frame along both edges, which makes for exactly how many frames per foot?

A
35
B
16
C
20
D
8
Select from the options above.
7

What is the name of a figure, carved into a hill in Kent, South East England, overlooking the English terminal of the Channel Tunnel?

A
Cerne Abbas giant
B
White Horse of Uffington
C
The Folkestone White Horse
D
The Whitehawk hawk
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