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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 November 2015

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1

Düsseldorf is a major city in which country?

A
Austria
B
Hungary
C
Germany
D
Iraq
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2

What BBC documentary film, screened in high definition and featuring narration and live orchestral accompaniment conducted by its composer George Fenton, had its world première in Dallas in June 2010?

A
The Beautiful Game
B
The Tudors
C
Ghandi
D
Planet Earth Live
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3

The Rance Barrage is the first example of what?

A
Gated diversion dam
B
Military-use balloon
C
Caisson breakwater
D
Tidal power station
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4

"Why don't you come up sometime and see me" was a famous line by Mae West in the 1933 film "She Done Him Wrong". Which actor did she say it to?

A
Henry Fonda
B
John Wayne
C
Gary Cooper
D
Cary Grant
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5

In 2005 Karina Hollekim performed what, the first woman to do so?

A
Jet-powered wingsuit flight
B
Wingsuit flight of more than 30 km
C
A ski-BASE
D
BASE jumping from Mt Everest's north face
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6

What is the biological term for T H Huxley's theory that all living cells and organisms orginate from pre-existing living matter, not as the result of spontaneous generation?

A
Biogenesis
B
Little Bang theory
C
Devolution
D
Evolution
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7

How did the Russian physicist and politician, Boris Nemtsov, die in February 2015?

A
He was shot in the back near the Red Square in Moscow
B
He died of pancreatic cancer
C
He fell off a bridge near the Kremlin and drowned
D
He overdosed on vitamins
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