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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 December 2014

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1

Which of these was involved with all three films of the "Jurassic Park" trilogy?

A
Sam Neill as Doctor Alan Grant
B
Richard Attenborough as John Hammond
C
Steven Spielberg as director
D
None of them
Select from the options above.
2

In Greek mythology, who was the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Queen Aerope, murdered by his wife Clytemnestra on his return home from the Trojan War?

A
Agamemnon
B
Menelaus
C
Orestes
D
Achilles
Select from the options above.
3

Amyl nitrate is used in the treatment of … what?

A
Athlete's foot
B
Pain in the heart
C
Malaria
D
Pain in the neck
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4

The most southern part of the South American continent is on which Chilean archipelago?

A
Tyssen Islands
B
Galapagos
C
Falklands
D
Tierra del Fuego
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5

The cedilla appears under what letter in some French words?

A
D
B
S
C
C
D
X
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6

Which civilisation left clearly identifiable traces dating from 2600 BCE, with cities on what are now the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Honduras and Southern Mexico and still survives in language today?

A
Toltec
B
Aztec
C
Maya
D
Safesec
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these cities has hosted the Winter Olympics twice?

A
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
B
Oslo, Norway
C
St. Moritz, Switzerland
D
Squaw Valley, United States
Select from the options above.
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