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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 February 2015

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1

The Verona Amphitheatre, or Arena, which has staged major musical performances continually apart from the two World Wars since 1913 was first restored for theatre when?

A
In the Renaissance (16th century)
B
In the early 19th century
C
In the late 19th century
D
1910-1913
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2

What was the first name of Inspector Maigret, a character created by George Simenon?

A
Jules
B
Victor
C
Alexandre
D
Edouard
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3

Which of these is a variety of daisy?

A
Calfnose
B
Bull's foot
C
Cowslip
D
Oxeye
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4

The Greek composer Vangelis composed the score for which of these films?

A
Raiders of the Lost Ark
B
Chariots of Fire
C
On Golden Pond
D
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
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5

If you travelled downstream from the Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, which country would you be in when you reached the ocean?

A
Australia
B
France
C
Bermuda
D
Mozambique
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6

Who was the defending champion, and the new champion, in the 2014 World Chess Championship?

A
Magnus Carlsen, from Norway
B
Viswanathan Anand, from India
C
Anatoly Karpov, from Russia
D
Anna Ushenina, from Ukraine
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7

Traditionally, horses were kept in a what?

A
Coop
B
Sty
C
Mews
D
Alley
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