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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2016

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What airport was known as "Idlewild Airport" when planned in the late 1930s, was renamed "Major General Alexander E. Anderson Airport" when construction began in 1943, then "New York International Airport, Anderson Field" when flights began in 1948, had another name change in 1963?

A
O'Hare International Airport
B
La Guardia Airport
C
John F. Kennedy International Airport
D
John Lennon Airport
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2

Whose record album, produced by Phil Spector, was released while he is in jail serving a 19 year sentence for murder?

A
Shakira
B
Ronnie Spector
C
Rachelle Short
D
Lana Clarkson
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3

What event led to a US grand jury indicting E. Howard Hunt, Jr. and G. Gordon Liddy for conspiracy, burglary and violation of federal wiretapping laws?

A
Lewinsky scandal
B
Iran contra scandal
C
Watergate
D
ABSCAM
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4

The International Olympic Committee removed which two events from the programme for the 2012 Olympic Games in London?

A
Women's weightlifting: Clean and Jerk and Snatch
B
Chess and women's triple jump
C
Solo synchronised swimming and doubles table tennis
D
Baseball and softball
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5

If a field is 25 metres square, what is the length of the perimeter?

A
20 metres
B
100 metres
C
.5 kilometre
D
1 centimetre
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6

Where would barn doors, fresnels and gobos be found together?

A
In a stables
B
On a farm
C
In a theatre
D
In a painter's studio
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7

What is the name for a steak stuffed with oysters?

A
Carpetbag
B
Matlock
C
Linotype
D
Rugrat
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