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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 April 2015

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1

Bogotá is the capital of which country?

A
Venezuela
B
Ecuador
C
Colombia
D
Guyana
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2

The exploits of the hero Beowulf, thought to date from the 8th century or before, are associated with which country or countries?

A
Russia
B
Canada
C
Denmark and Sweden
D
Japan
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3

What is the most abundant element in the universe?

A
Krypton
B
Oxygen
C
Carbon
D
Hydrogen
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4

The Seekers' song "The Carnival is Over" is sung to what music?

A
A romantic song by French composer Francis Poulenc
B
A 16th century madrigal by English composer William Byrd
C
An early 20th century song by American composer George Gershwin
D
A 19th century song about Russian folk hero Stenka Razin
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5

During the 2006 FIFA World Cup fans at one of the games were displaying a logo of a beer which differed from the official sponsors of the Cup, which led to what?

A
They were given pieces of cloth to cover up the logo
B
They had their trousers confiscated
C
The game was stopped until they left
D
No action
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6

Giovanni Boccaccio, who is best known for his work "Decameron" was involved in what type of activity?

A
Music
B
Poetry
C
Architecture
D
Painting
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7

Which UK TV series was screened first?

A
The Good Life
B
Sherlock
C
Twenty Twelve
D
Dr Who
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