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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 April 2015

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1

Which of these is a type of knot?

A
Grandpa
B
Aunty
C
Granny
D
Uncle
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2

The two films "Pipe Dreams" (1976, starring R&B / soul singer Gladys Knight & her then husband Barry Hankerson) and "Joyride" (1977, with Desi Arnaz, Robert Carradine & Melanie Griffith) were about what US feature?

A
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
B
Mt Rushmore
C
Hoover Dam
D
Yankee Stadium
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3

Which sport is track designer Udo Gurgel most associated with?

A
Alpine skiing
B
Snowboarding
C
Speed skating
D
Bobsleigh
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4

The surrounds of the village of Avebury, Wiltshire, UK, contain what?

A
A prehistoric henge and stone circles
B
Whiteleaf Cross chalk hill carving
C
A tidal mill
D
Ancient copper mines
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5

What type of being is a cicada?

A
Insect
B
Reptile
C
Mammal
D
Arachnid
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6

Who was the commander of the Luftwaffe during World War II and died by taking poison after being condemned to death at the Nuremberg Trials in 1946?

A
Heinrich Himmler
B
Paul Joseph Goebbels
C
Walter Richard Rudolph Hess
D
Hermann Wilhelm Goering
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7

In what conflict did King Richard I of England (the Lionheart) die in 1199?

A
The Third Crusade in the Holy Land
B
Suppressing a revolt in the Limousin, France
C
The annexation of Cyprus
D
The Hundred Years War
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