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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2014

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1

Except for a brief competition at Helsinki in 1952, the People's Republic of China (PRC) did not attend Olympic Games for some time because of the status of The Republic of China (ROC) within the IOC. When did they next compete in an Olympics?

A
1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, USA
B
1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, USA
C
1984 Winter Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
D
1976 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck, Austria
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2

What part of the body produces insulin?

A
Kidney
B
Liver
C
Pancreas
D
Spleen
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3

At the end of his life, from 1094 to 1102, El Cid ruled over which Spanish city?

A
Valencia
B
Gibraltar
C
Burgos
D
Barcelona
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4

In the 18th century, whale bone was used universally in making which of these?

A
Horses' bridles
B
Pipes
C
Shoes
D
Ladies' corsets
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5

Which of these films does not include reference to events on 11 September 2001?

A
Reign Over Me
B
The Guys
C
Public Enemies
D
Tiger Cruise
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6

A spinoff from the BBC TV series In the Thick of It was which 2009 film, also starring Peter Capaldi?

A
In the Loop
B
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
C
Up in the Air
D
Lovely Bones
Select from the options above.
7

What is the highest waterfall in the world?

A
Sutherland Falls, New Zealand
B
Victoria Falls, Zambia
C
Niagara Falls, US/Canada
D
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Select from the options above.
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