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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 January 2016

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1

What is the text of an opera called?

A
Lambada
B
Lambretta
C
Libretto
D
Limerick
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2

Olympic gold medallists Fanny Blankers-Koen, Inge de Bruijn, Leontien van Moorsel, Yvonne van Gennip, Ard Schenk, Jochem Uytdehaage, Pieter van den Hoogenband, Gianni Romme, Marianne Timmer, Wim Ruska, Charles Pahud de Mortanges and Adolph van der Voort van Zijp represented which country?

A
Great Britain
B
Netherlands
C
Ethiopia
D
Italy
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3

Who is the creator of a 2006 web serial dealing with the running of the world?

A
Greg Farshtey
B
New Renaissance Pictures
C
Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan
D
Francis Stokes
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4

What peninsula on the north coast of the Black Sea is connected to the mainland by the isthmus of Perekop?

A
Georgia
B
Khazakstan
C
Crimea
D
Gallipoli
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5

What was the name of the representative body in pre-revolutionary Russia that was revived in 1905?

A
House of Keys
B
Reichstag
C
Duma
D
The Star Chamber
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6

In which situation does REM rebound not happen?

A
After sleep deprivation
B
Following prolonged deep sleep
C
When sleeping aids are taken
D
Following alcohol intake
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7

On 15 December 1940, whose remains (except for his heart, intestines and viscera) were transferred from Vienna to the dome of Les Invalides in Paris as a "gift" to France by Adolf Hitler?

A
Napoleon III
B
Napoleon I
C
Napoleon II
D
Napoleon IV
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