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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 April 2016

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Which Connecticut-born actor's films include "The Story of G I Joe" (1945), "The Night of the Hunter" (1954), "The Sundowners" (1960) and "The Big Sleep" (1978)?

A
Robert Mitchum
B
Humphrey Bogart
C
James Stewart
D
Victor Mature
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2

The law "anything that can possibly go wrong, does" was first attributed in recent times to which of these?

A
Nevil Maskelyne
B
Alfred Holt
C
Reilly
D
Ed Murphy
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3

What type of design was used for London's Millennium Footbridge across the Thames, that opened on 10 June 2000?

A
Wrought iron bridge
B
Stone arch bridge
C
Steel girder bridge
D
Steel suspension bridge
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4

Who was the first man sent into space, in 1961?

A
Yura Silliman
B
Yuri Gagarin
C
Gentleman Gaga
D
Dadoo Runrin
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5

In November 2015 how did Michelle Payne make history?

A
She was the first person to cast a coin in the newly renovated Trevi fountain in Rome
B
She was the first to complete a global loop using only solo human power
C
She was the first female jockey to win Australia's Melbourne Cup
D
She became the first female Australian astronaut
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6

Which Jewish sect whose revolt against Roman Emperor Justinian in 529AD was put down so severely that tens of thousands died or were enslaved?

A
Samaritans
B
Pharisees
C
Semites
D
Hamites
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these countries was claimed to Portugal, Spain, Brazil and Argentina before becoming independent in 1828 and a republic in 1830?

A
Uruguay
B
Venezuela
C
Colombia
D
Ecuador
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