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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2015

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1

A clapperboard is used in which industry?

A
Film
B
Steel-making
C
Automotive
D
Mining
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2

Which of these were invented by Elizabeth Beresford?

A
Fraggles
B
Borrowers
C
Wombles
D
Teletubbies
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3

How did Eric Robert Rudolph, an American terrorist, try to disrupt the Summer Olympics in 1996 in Atlanta?

A
Detonated a bomb at the Centennial Olympic Park
B
Took a rifle into the shooting venue and threatened spectators
C
Hi-jacked a plane and threatened to fly it into the stadium
D
Took 13 competitors hostage and asked for the release of 12 Israeli prisoners
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4

Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea?

A
Egypt
B
Afghanistan
C
France
D
Italy
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5

Who directed the film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"?

A
Peter Jackson
B
Andrew Jackson
C
Jackson Pollock
D
Jackson Browne
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6

What internationally recognized unit of length (though not formally defined within the International System of Units (SI)) equal to 0.1 nanometre or 1 × 10−10 metres is often used in the natural sciences for expressing the sizes of atoms, lengths of chemical bonds and the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation, and in technology for the dimensions of parts of integrated circuits?

A
Lindstrom
B
Angstrom
C
Hamstrung
D
Amundsen
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7

What did the Congress of Vienna, September 1814 to June 1815, achieve?

A
The basis for European economic union
B
An alliance and a method of countering Napoleon's rising power
C
A stable and benign equilibrium of power among the territories of Europe
D
A system for face to face formulation of international treaties
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