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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 June 2015

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1

In Greek legend, Ulysses sailed safely between … what?

A
Hell and high water
B
Scylla and Charybdis
C
The Captain and Tenile
D
A rock and a hard place
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2

What is the lowest number that is both the square of one integer and the cube of another?

A
1
B
729
C
64
D
4096
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3

Where do the Tungusic peoples live?

A
Southern Argentina
B
The Arctic
C
Eastern Siberia
D
Australia
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4

Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian-born American sports coach and innovator, invented which sport in 1891?

A
Basketball
B
Chess
C
Javelin
D
Hopscotch
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5

Which 1983-2004 UK television series starred, among others, Kevin Whately, Timothy Spall, and Jimmy Nail?

A
Blott on the Landscape
B
Inspector Morse
C
Red Dwarf
D
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
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6

Who was an English naturalist who realised and presented compelling evidence that all species of life have evolved over time from common ancestors, through the process he called natural selection?

A
Charles de Gaulle
B
Charles Dickens
C
Charles Darwin
D
Charles Chaplin
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7

What was the name of the group that invaded the Olympic village at Munich in 1972, killing 2 Israelis and holding 9 others hostage, resulting in a firefight killing 15 people, including all the athletes and 5 terrorists?

A
Black September
B
Baader-Meinhof Group
C
The Manson Family
D
National Liberation Front
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