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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 September 2014

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1

Which of these films was set in in World War II ?

A
I Was Monty's Double
B
The Quiet American
C
The Ugly American
D
Coming Home
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2

What instrument is used for measuring relative humidity?

A
Macrometer
B
Hypsometer
C
Calorimeter
D
Hygrometer
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3

What is the east coast of Nicaragua, fronting the Caribbean Sea, called?

A
Costa del Sol
B
Riviera
C
Gold Coast
D
Mosquito Coast
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4

Who wrote the novel "Guy Mannering or The Astrologer", which, though published anonymously in 1815, sold out the first edition on the first day of publication?

A
Jules Verne
B
Charles Dickens
C
Mark Twain
D
Sir Walter Scott
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5

in tuning a snare drum, the resonant head is generally tuned more loosely than what?

A
The batter head
B
The drum head
C
The front head
D
The bottom head
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6

Who were the contenders in the longest cricket test match ever played?

A
England v South Africa
B
New Zealand v South Africa
C
England v West Indies
D
West Indies v India
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7

The explorer Abel Tasman discovered Australia and New Zealand in what year?

A
1815
B
1492
C
1066
D
1642
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