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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 January 2016

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1

Who was "Monty Python's Life of .. "?

A
Barry
B
Brian
C
Kylie
D
Wayne
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2

What Jewish celebration commemorates an event concerning children and lamb's blood?

A
Purim
B
Palm Sunday
C
Hannukah
D
Passover
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3

Rhinitis is inflammation of the mucus membranes of what?

A
Germans
B
Rhinoceroses
C
Nose
D
Throat
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4

Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Suriname
B
Portugal
C
Ghana
D
Turkey
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5

Which two American track and field athletes, who finished first and third in the 200 metres, were sent home from the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City after they performed the Black Power salute on the victory stand?

A
Tommie Smith and John Carlos
B
Peter Norman and John Carlos
C
Tommie Smith and Peter Norman
D
Tommie Norman and John Smith
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6

The Union of South Africa was formed in 1910: which area did not join the Union until 1919?

A
Orange Free State
B
Natal
C
Transvaal
D
South West Africa
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7

Mike Leigh directed what 1999 film, starring Jim Broadbent and Timothy Spall, about a famous music theatre partnership?

A
Viva Forever
B
Topsy-Turvy
C
Let Them Eat Cake
D
Happy-Go-Lucky
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