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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 June 2015

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1

When India gained its independence from Britain in 1947, some parts of the country were not independent until 1961; which of these were not one?

A
Goa
B
Mumbai
C
Daman
D
Diu
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2

What is produced by the cortex of supra-renal glands that stimulates the autonomic nervous system?

A
Glycerine
B
Mescalin
C
Niacin
D
Adrenalin
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3

Which of these is an armless piece of furniture?

A
Ottoman
B
Roman
C
Persian
D
Mongol
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4

Which of these is a line from the 1950 film "Sunset Boulevard"?

A
"Go ahead. Make my day."
B
"Frankly my dear, I don't giva damn."
C
"Eliza. Where the devil are my slippers?"
D
"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."
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5

Brasília has been the capital of Brazil since 1960. Where was the capital before that?

A
Montevideo
B
La Paz
C
Rio de Janeiro
D
Sao Paulo
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6

Who is the New Zealand-born physicist whose discoveries include most of the great advances in physics between 1899 and 1930?

A
Edmund Hillary
B
Ernest Rutherford
C
Wilson Whineray
D
Frank Whittle
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7

What game is also known as "Literati", "Alfapet", "Funworder", "Skip-A-Cross", "Spelofun", "Palabras Cruzadas" and "Word for Word"?.

A
Boggle
B
Upwords
C
Scrabble
D
Word Yahtzee
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