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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2015

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1

What is a common nickname for the English city of Oxford?

A
The city of dreaming spires
B
The city of dreamers
C
Arcadia
D
Sylvania
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2

Who won the 1975 Wimbledon men's singles title?

A
Björn Borg
B
Jimmy Connors
C
John McEnroe
D
Arthur Ashe
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3

Which of the following fits in the sentence "I know ----- book this is"?

A
whose
B
who's
C
whos'
D
whos
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4

Which popular song from 1972 told the story of the aftermath of an incident at a concert by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention when someone fired a flare gun?

A
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
B
Help!
C
This Wheel's on Fire
D
Smoke on the Water
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5

Which country was granted its independence from colonial rule on 4 July 1946, after being controlled since 1521 by Spain, Britain, the USA, Japan, and the USA (again)?

A
Mexico
B
The Philippines
C
Chile
D
The Bahamas
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6

Lise Meitner with Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered what, for which Hahn (only) received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1944?

A
Laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions
B
That the uranium atom splits when bombarded by neutrons
C
The use of radioactive isotope tracers to study chemical processes
D
The structure of proteins, especially that of insulin
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7

What British royal couple separated in 1989 after 16 years of marriage?

A
Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones
B
Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales
C
Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
D
Princess Anne and Mark Phillips
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