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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 October 2015

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At which university on 4 May 1970 were 4 students killed and 9 wounded when an Army National Guard unit fired at students during a protest against the US invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam War?

A
Kent State University
B
Miami University
C
Ohio State University
D
University of Cincinnati
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2

What game is set in a mansion where players attempt to solve a murder, the solution requiring the components of "Suspect", "Weapon", and "Room"?

A
Cluedo
B
La Rue Morgue
C
The Ngaio Marsh Game
D
P D Games
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3

The food of the Gods is ambrosia: what is the drink of the Gods?

A
Amphora
B
Wine
C
Nectar
D
Euphoria
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4

What is the name of the branch of the Pacific Ocean between China and Korea?

A
Tasman Sea
B
China Sea
C
Yellow Sea
D
Kokomo Strait
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5

What operatic extravaganza, the first collaboration between dramatist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan that was never published, premièred in London at the Gaiety Theatre on 26 December 1871 and closed on 8 March 1872, after 63 performances?

A
Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old
B
Castle Adamant
C
A Maiden's Prayer
D
Bunthorne's Bride
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6

Who resigned his army commission in 1858 to write music, such as the opera "Boris Godunov" and "Pictures at an Exhibition"?

A
Igor Stravinsky
B
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
C
Modest Mussorgsky
D
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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7

What is the name for radiations of a wavelength longer than and immediately next to the visible spectrum?

A
X Rays
B
Ultra violet
C
Rainbow
D
Infra red
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