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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 May 2015

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1

During World War II, in north Africa, who was known as "The Desert Fox"?

A
Erwin Rommel
B
Joseph Goebbels
C
Heinrich Himmler
D
Hermann Goering
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2

The function of the human lymphatic system includes stimulating immune response, taking white blood cells to and from bones, removing interstitial fluid from tissues and what else?

A
Regulating the body's excretory system
B
Generating white blood cells
C
Absorbing and transporting fatty acids and fats from the digestive system
D
Mitigating extreme nerve responses
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3

What is "tartine"?

A
Pancakes
B
Brown sauce
C
An open sandwich
D
Mustard
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4

What was the name of the first nuclear-powered submarine, launched on 21 January 1954?

A
Explorer
B
Nautilus
C
Endeavour
D
Enterprise
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5

How did ex-South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje die in 2002?

A
Plane crash, when flying from Johannesburg to George
B
Shot in a hotel room in Pretoria
C
Trampled in a riot in Soweto
D
Street robbery in New York
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6

What ballet company, formed in 1926 in Notting Hill Gate by a Polish woman , tours Britain annually accompanied by its own orchestra?

A
DV8 Physical Theatre
B
Ballet Rambert
C
CandoCo
D
Phoenix Dance Theatre
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7

What is the smallest country in land area on the South American continent?

A
Paraguay
B
Guyana
C
Uruguay
D
French Guiana
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