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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2015

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1

Who was Ron Hextall playing for when, on 8 December 1987, in a game against the Boston Bruins, he became the first goaltender in NHL history to score a goal by actually shooting the puck into an open net?

A
Philadelphia Flyers
B
Hershey Bears
C
New York Islanders
D
Washington Capitals
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2

Where was Kylie Minogue born?

A
Australia
B
Argentina
C
The Philippines
D
Hawaii
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3

Which of these is a type of tea?

A
Lapsang souchong
B
Shih Tzu
C
Karmann Ghia
D
Feldwebel
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4

In which 1973 thriller film directed by Nicolas Roeg was there an explicit sex scene between Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie?

A
A Clockwork Orange
B
Out of Sight
C
The Railway Station Man
D
Don't Look Now
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5

Between 1985 and 1991 a number of demonstrations and protests led to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania variously taking back their independence from the USSR and (later) Russia; what overall name has characterised the revolution?

A
Singing Revolution
B
Gentle Revolution
C
Velvet Revolution
D
Carnation Revolution
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6

What does the term "barleycorn" not refer to?

A
An old measurement, approximately a third of an inch
B
A character in a German folksong
C
A cereal grain
D
An ingredient of some beers and whiskies
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7

Where was the most recent volcanic eruption in the USA as at the end of 2013?

A
Mt St Helens, Washington
B
Mt Pavlof on the Alaskan Peninsula
C
Loihi Seamount, Hawaii
D
Mt Redoubt, Alaska
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