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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 January 2014

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1

In curling, how do team members help to direct the "stones" towards the target?

A
Kicking
B
Sweeping
C
Blowing
D
Yelling
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2

What is the largest island administered by the People's Republic of China, which is due east of Vietnam?

A
Hainan
B
Hong Kong
C
Taiwan
D
Sarawak
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3

Osman founded which empire?

A
Prussian
B
Russian
C
Ottoman
D
Persian
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4

Which of these is the only vertebrate to have been discovered so far to have lungs but no windpipe (trachea)?

A
A brackish water fish called calamoichthys
B
A freshwater fish called polypterus
C
A freshwater fish called lungfish
D
A seawater fish called coelacanth
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5

Who were the parents of 5 girls and a boy, born between 1932 and 1940, who were killed by their mother in Berlin on 1 May 1945, before both parents committed suicide?

A
Joseph & Magda Goebbels
B
Adolph and Eva Hitler
C
Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov
D
Benito and Donna Mussolini
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6

A YouTube mobile phone video showing giggles spreading contagiously among people on a crowded train, from just one person to the whole carriage, was filmed where?

A
China
B
Russia
C
Germany
D
UK
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7

Which of these is a film production company founded in 1934?

A
18th Century Boll-weevil
B
21st Century Squirrel
C
19th Century Badger
D
20th Century Fox
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