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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2016

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1

Off which Japanese island would you find the Straits of Soya and Tsugara?

A
Hokkaido
B
Honshu
C
Kyushu
D
Shikoku
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2

Which of these is a famous cellist?

A
Duke Ellington
B
Nigel Kennedy
C
Pablo Casals
D
Kenny Gee
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3

What event took place at Yasgur's farm, New York, on 15 to 18 August 1969?

A
Until then, the world's worst plane crash
B
New York World's Fair
C
First public demonstration of the M16 rifle
D
Woodstock Music and Art Fair
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4

What is the place referred to in one of the Smithsonian TV series, "The Nazi Temple of Doom"?

A
Wewelsburg Castle
B
Colditz Castle
C
Vogelsang Castle
D
Bouzov Castle
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5

What chemical is responsible for the smell of rotten eggs in hot mud pools?

A
Sulphur dioxide
B
Flowers of sulphur
C
Copper sulphate
D
Ammonia
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6

Who, at the beginning of 2016, was golf's World Number One?

A
Henrik Stenson
B
Patrick Reid
C
Rory McIlroy
D
Jordan Speith
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7

Silver Thursday on 27 March 1980 refers to a reaction by USA regulators to activities by what or whom?

A
The Hunt brothers (attempting to corner the world market in silver)
B
Warren Buffett (divested his company of major stocks of silver)
C
JP Morgan Chase and HSBC (manipulation of the gold and silver markets)
D
London Silver Fix (plunging devaluation of the Indian rupee)
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