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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 December 2015

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Ángel Matos, who was banned for life from international Taekwondo events after kicking a referee in the face and punching another official at the 2008 Olympics, represented which nation?

A
South Korea
B
Spain
C
Australia
D
Cuba
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2

Nancy Astor made history in Britain in 1919 by doing what?

A
Organising a popular music festival in aid of African drought victims
B
Baking over 2,000 scones in one day
C
Being the first woman MP to take her seat in the House of Commons
D
Being the first woman to hold the record for tossing the caber
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3

Nobel Prize winner Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin won the prize for, among others, determining the chemical structure of what, which she published in 1949?

A
DNA
B
Benzene
C
Penicillin
D
Vitamin B12
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4

A large long-haired bovine animal native to central and northern Asia has a species which is farmed for milk, meat, pelt and other products. Which of these would be milked?

A
Yak
B
Nak
C
Lak
D
Dak
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5

Christopher Nolan's second film, "Memento" (2000), was based on what book?

A
"Amnesia" by Peter Carey
B
"Memento Mori" by Jonathan Nolan
C
"Amnesia: the Dark Descent" by Mikael Hedberg
D
"Amnesia Moon" by Jonathan Lethem
Select from the options above.
6

At 400 km in length, what is the world's longest glacier?

A
Fox Glacier, New Zealand
B
Lambert Glacier, Antarctica
C
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
D
Aconcagua, Argentina
Select from the options above.
7

U Thant (Myanmar), Kurt Waldheim (Austria) and Javier Perez de Cuellar (Peru) successively held the same office; what was the office?

A
Negotiator supporting the Armistice Agreements between Israel and Palestine
B
Secretary-General of the United Nations
C
Supreme Allied Commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
D
President of the World Bank
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