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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 September 2015

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1

What is the name for a vertical division of a window?

A
Mullion
B
Scallion
C
Mullet
D
Scallop
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2

Which of these was of French nationality?

A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Louis Pasteur
D
Gerardus Mercator
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3

In 2003 the unmanned Galileo spacecraft's mission was terminated how?

A
Bringing it back to Earth
B
Sending it in a trajectory beyond the Milky Way
C
Turning off its propulsion systems
D
Sending it into the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter
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4

The Olympic Hymn at the opening ceremony at the 1992 Summer Olympics was sung in what language or languages?

A
Catalan
B
Spanish and English
C
Spanish and Catalan
D
Spanish
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5

Which Italian painter contemporary with Caravaggio, celebrated at the time but neglected until recently (with many paintings attributed to others), is admired for work celebrating female strength and chiaroscuro techniques?

A
Jerome David (1590-1663)
B
Pierre Dumonstier le Neveu (1585-1656)
C
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653)
D
Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641)
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6

Which is the smallest sovereign country in South America?

A
Ecuador
B
French Guiana
C
Uruguay
D
Suriname
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7

Which scandal involving an oil well on public land occurred during the presidency of Warren Harding?

A
Petticoat affair
B
Lockheed bribery scandal
C
The tea pot dome scandal
D
Anna Pou case
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