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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2015

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1

Which of these countries is the smallest by area?

A
East Timor
B
Lebanon
C
Qatar
D
New Caledonia
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2

Which of these trained to be a priest until opting to be a dictator for a living?

A
Colonel Gaddafi
B
Adolf Hitler
C
Joseph Stalin
D
Benito Mussolini
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3

Where was the first Women's World Cup, at that time called Women's World Championship, held?

A
China
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Norway
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4

What is embouchure?

A
A plant used to feed cattle and other livestock in winter
B
Combined action of the lips, tongue, and teeth in playing a wind instrument
C
A series of moves used in ballet choreography
D
A type of quiche made mainly with grated cheese, tomato and ham
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5

Which of these films was directed by Stanley Kubrick with Ryan O'Neal in the title role?

A
Master and Commander
B
Barry Lyndon
C
The Pink Panther
D
Spartacus
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6

What is another name for sodium bicarbonate?

A
Flour
B
Common salt
C
Icing sugar
D
Baking soda
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7

In England, the monarch has the power of veto over any proposed legislation from Parliament by withholding the Royal Assent. Who last used this power?

A
Charles I in 1649
B
Queen Victoria in 1899
C
Queen Elizabeth I in 1599
D
Queen Anne in 1708
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