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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 April 2016

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1

In the US election held on 7 November 2000, court cases over the results from which state delayed the announcement of results for over a month?

A
Florida
B
Louisiana
C
South Carolina
D
Oregon
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2

What were the Quebec Nordiques known for?

A
Icebreaking
B
Ice cream
C
Ice hockey
D
Ice sculpture
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3

Which of these is not a British prison?

A
Belmarsh
B
Holloway
C
Cardrona
D
Parkhurst
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4

Who first stated the three laws of planetary motion?

A
Johannes Kepler
B
Max Plank
C
Arthur C Clarke
D
Sir Fred Hoyle
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5

What effect does annealing glass have?

A
Removes internal stresses
B
Creates a fisheye effect
C
Colours it deep yellow
D
Creates a cavity
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6

What film, based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant and written and directed by Jean Renoir in 1936 that chronicles a love affair over a single summer afternoon along the banks of the Seine was not released until 1946, when the producer turned the available material into a release?

A
Partie de campagne (A Day in the Country)
B
La Dame aux Camélias (The Lady of the Camellias)
C
Les Larmes d'un Homme (The Man Who Cried)
D
Les Vacances de M. Hulot (Mr. Hulot's Holiday )
Select from the options above.
7

What is a slight fluctuation in pitch caused by the player of a stringed instrument shaking a finger while stopping a string?

A
Vibrato
B
Reverb
C
Whammy
D
Echo
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