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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 February 2016

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What 2002 film, an adaptation of stage musical that explores the themes of 'celebrity' and 'scandal', starred Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, and Richard Gere?

A
Billy Elliot the Musical
B
New York, New York
C
Singing in the Rain
D
Chicago
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2

In the Scripps National Spelling Bee, each competitor in rounds one and two receives points to eliminate all but the top-scoring spellers. How many go into round three?

A
10
B
50
C
25
D
100
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3

Which country launched an attack against the US naval base at Pearl Harbour in 1941?

A
Vietnam
B
Korea
C
Japan
D
Germany
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4

To whom was David Rizzio the secretary, when he was stabbed to death by her husband, Lord Darnley in 1566 at Holyrood House, Edinburgh?

A
Mary Queen of Scots
B
Queen Victoria
C
Queen Elizabeth I
D
Flora McDonald
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5

Which of these philosophers would come closest to being considered an explorer of solipsism?

A
Bertrand Russell
B
Plato
C
René Descartes
D
St Augustine
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6

Where is the White Desert National Park situated?

A
The Republic of Sudan
B
St Katherine Protectorate, Egypt
C
The Republic of Chad
D
Farafra, Egypt
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7

What is the name for a hydrometer which is used for determining the alcoholic strength of liquids?

A
Hygrometer
B
Calorimeter
C
Proof & tralle hydrometer
D
Saccharometer
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