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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2015

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The Equitable Life Assurance Building in New York City, built in 1870, and 130 feet (40 m) high, was the first office building to be equipped with what?

A
Fire escapes
B
Fire alarms
C
False ceiling
D
Passenger elevators
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2

Manfred von Brauchitsch from East Germany, who drove in Grand Prix and European Championships in the 1930s winning, and sometimes losing with spectacularly bad luck, was associated with what car?

A
BMW's model 328
B
Mercedes Benz's Silver Arrow
C
The AFM-1
D
SMC's Staver 65
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3

The island of Réunion, Mauritius, is closest to which other country to its west?

A
Brazil
B
Sri Lanka
C
Madagascar
D
The Philippines
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4

If x = yz², what is the value of x if y = 4 and z = 3?

A
36
B
144
C
13
D
49
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5

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, once managing director of the International Monetary Fund and a candidate for election as President of France, was dogged with accusations of what?

A
Financial corruption
B
Illegal sexual activity
C
Bankruptcy
D
Racism
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6

Where is the only Playboy Club that is still operating in 2012?

A
New York, USA
B
Lansing, Michigan, USA
C
Manila, Philippines
D
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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7

Which melodramatic opera depicting graphic scenes of torture, murder and suicide, set in Rome in June 1800 when the Kingdom of Naples's control of Rome was threatened by Napoleon's invasion of Italy, contains some of Puccini's best-known lyrical arias?

A
Die Fledermaus
B
Tosca
C
The Magic Flute
D
The Barber of Seville
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