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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 June 2015

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1

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the 9th king of the House of Chakri, became the longest reigning current monarch in the world during his reign of which country from 1946?

A
Myanmar
B
Great Britain
C
France
D
Thailand
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2

Where is Parma, which is famous for its cured ham?

A
East Germany
B
Southern France
C
Northern Italy
D
Portugal
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3

Who are the main characters in the UK television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" (1996-2007)?

A
Science commentators
B
Gardeners
C
Celebrity chefs
D
Detectives
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4

Who wrote the plays "Waiting For Godot", "Endgame", "Play", "Happy Days" and "Krapp's Last Tape"?

A
Barry Lakeman
B
John Osborne
C
Harold Pinter
D
Samuel Beckett
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5

What is an geminid?

A
Someone born under the star sign Gemini
B
A type of meteorite
C
A twin
D
A quasi gemstone
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6

The distance of the first modern Olympic Marathon in 1896 was 40 km (24 miles 85 yards), so why, at the 1908 London Olympic Games, was it run over its now-standard distance of 42.195 km (26 miles 385 yards)?

A
So that it finished in front of the British royal family's box
B
It was historically accurate
C
The International Olympic Committee did not want a round number of km
D
Error of measurement by the organisers, not used to metrics
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7

The religious statue above Rio de Janeiro stands on what mountain?

A
Corvocado
B
Avocado
C
Pizzicato
D
Muchado
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