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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 March 2016

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1

Which of these comedians was born last?

A
Bob Hope
B
Oliver Hardy
C
Jim Carrey
D
Steve Martin
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2

Which of these is in a time zone which is 45 minutes offset from Universal Time?

A
Greenland
B
Madagascar
C
The Scilly Isles, UK
D
Chatham Islands, New Zealand
Select from the options above.
3

What name is given to a spasm of the diaphragm muscle caused by indigestion, intoxication or some forms of pleurisy?

A
Nervous tic
B
Hay fever
C
Hiccough
D
Palsy
Select from the options above.
4

Which musical, based on characters created for single-panel cartoons in "The New Yorker" beginning 1938, opened on Broadway in April 2010 after a tryout in Chicago?

A
The Addams Family
B
The Far Side
C
Garfield
D
Doonesbury
Select from the options above.
5

On 26 December 2004 Aceh in Sumatra, Indonesia, was devastated by what?

A
A forest fire
B
A mid-air low-level collision of three planes
C
90% of the people died in an explosion at a nuclear power plant
D
A tsunami
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6

The Port of Hambantota, for which construction began in January 2008 to provide bunkering, ship repair, ship building and crew change facilities, is in which country?

A
Sri Lanka
B
Singapore
C
Thailand
D
Vietnam
Select from the options above.
7

To roquet in a game what must a player do?

A
Hit one ball into another
B
Hit a ball through a hoop
C
Ricochet one ball off another into a third
D
Hit a ball out of the grounds
Select from the options above.
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