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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 December 2015

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1

The capital cities of two neighbouring countries in the southern hemisphere are located on the opposite sides of the mouth of which river?

A
Fish River
B
Zambezi River
C
Rio de la Plata
D
Orange River
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2

Besides crosswords, where is the only place that you could see an emu in its native environment?

A
Asia
B
Africa
C
South America
D
Australia
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3

Which of these is an actor who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Godfather Part II" (1974), and for Best Actor as the lead in "Raging Bull" (1980)?

A
Antoine de Dion-Bouton
B
Guy de Maupassant
C
Vincent de Paul
D
Robert de Niro
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4

The SS Great Eastern which set sail on 13 July 1866 carrying the second (and the first successful) transatlantic telegraph cable was under what kind of power?

A
Steam-driven paddles and propeller
B
Sail
C
Diesel
D
Steam turbine
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5

Which teams contested baseball's American League Championship series in 2009?

A
Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics
B
Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians
C
Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox
D
New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels
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6

Which of these is a compound word?

A
Window
B
Discotheque
C
Motel
D
Someone
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7

Which 1964 film, written by Terry Southern and Stanley Kubrik and directed by him, starred Peter Sellers (in three roles), George C Scott, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens?

A
Lolita
B
The Mouse That Roared
C
I'm All Right, Jack
D
Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb
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