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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 January 2016

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1

In Morse code, what letter is represented by "dash dash dash"?

A
F
B
S
C
D
D
O
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2

Where was a nuclear reactor accident that resulted in a severe release of radioactivity following a massive power excursion which destroyed the reactor on 26 April 1986 at 01:23:45 a.m.?

A
Chernobyl
B
Sellafield
C
8 Mile
D
St Petersburg
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3

How many rounds did it take for Lennox Lewis to beat Mike Tyson in 2002?

A
8
B
1
C
4
D
12
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4

Despite being named for the Ebola River in Congo the virus was first isolated some distance away; where?

A
Yalikonde
B
Kinshasa
C
Yambuku
D
Yandongi
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5

Which Welsh poet (e.g. "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog") wrote a play "Under Milk Wood" that was published posthumously in 1954?

A
Dylan Thomas
B
Richard Burton
C
Tom Jones
D
Dai Morgan
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6

What musical has the characters Christian, Satine, Harold Zidler, The Duke of Monroth, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, The Narcoleptic Argentinean, The Doctor, China Doll, Audrey, Nini Legs-in-the-Air and La Petite Princesse?

A
Moulin Rouge!
B
Chicago
C
New York, New York
D
Singing in the Rain
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7

What is not true to say of the bog myrtle?

A
It typically grows in acidic peat bogs
B
It is a myrtle
C
It is used in Denmark and Sweden to prepare home-flavoured schnapps
D
It is traditionally used in Royal Wedding bouquets
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