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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 January 2014

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1

In World War I, the troops of New Zealand and what other country were formed into a single Army Corps called ANZACs?

A
South Africa
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Fiji
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2

What is a specialized linear-beam vacuum tube used as amplifiers at microwave and radio frequencies to produce both low-power reference signals for superheterodyne radar receivers and to produce high-power carrier waves for communications and the driving force for modern particle accelerators?

A
Krypton
B
Klystron
C
Kardashian
D
Knightrider
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3

"Overwhelm" is a word met reasonably often; what does "whelm" mean?

A
Turn upside down, or downwards
B
Nothing, it isn't a word
C
Place a stone horizontally
D
Guide, or steer
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4

In mediaeval falconry, which social level was most commonly associated with a goshawk?

A
Prince
B
Knave
C
Yeoman
D
Knight
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5

Who was expelled from school, owned two failed businesses, worked for the Northampton Repertory Company and appeared in the film "Murder at Monte Carlo", where he was discovered by a Warner Brothers executive and went on to make 58 films?

A
Errol Flynn
B
David Niven
C
Douglas Fairbanks
D
Clark Gable
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6

The island of Madagascar is off the coast of which African mainland country?

A
South Africa
B
Mozambique
C
Namibia
D
Kenya
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7

What do Katharine Hepburn, Luise Rainer, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Elizabeth Taylor, Glenda Jackson, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Jodie Foster, and Hilary Swank have in common?

A
Having 5 children each
B
Having the same birthday
C
Having been married to Jack Nicholson
D
Winning an Academy Award for Best Actress
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