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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 July 2015

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In 1978 George Moscone, the mayor of which city, and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated by ex-supervisor Dan White?

A
Cincinatti
B
Chicago
C
New York
D
San Francisco
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2

When was astronomy accepted by the Nobel Prize Committee as part of the discipline of physics, thereby making astronomers eligible for a Nobel Prize?

A
1967, to accommodate a prize for Hans Bethe
B
Shortly after astronomer Edwin Hubble's death in September 1953
C
1919, in recognition of Albert Einstein's multi-disciplinary achievements
D
1970, with the prize for Hannes Alfvén
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3

What are Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg collectively known as?

A
Pyrenees
B
Cinque Ports
C
Hollandaise
D
Benelux
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4

When this trophy was first offered for award in the 1871-72 season of its sport, how many teams competed and what was the trophy?

A
The Auld Mug (America's Cup), 3 teams
B
FA Cup, 5 teams
C
FA Cup, 15 teams
D
Ryder Cup, 24 teams
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5

What is the word for someone who arranges marriages?

A
Troublemaker
B
Dressmaker
C
Haymaker
D
Matchmaker
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6

"The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa", a sculptural group in white marble set in an elevated aedicule in the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, was designed and completed by whom?

A
Nicola Salvi
B
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
C
Alessandro Galilei
D
Pietro Bracci
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7

Which American novelist wrote over 30 books, including "The Pathfinder", "The Deerslayer" and "The Last of the Mohicans"?

A
Benjamin Franklin
B
James Kirke Paulding
C
Mark Twain
D
James Fenimore Cooper
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