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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 April 2016

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1

At which Olympic Games did the People's Republic of China participate for the first time?

A
1984, Los Angeles
B
1988, Seoul
C
1952, Helsinki
D
1964, Tokyo
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2

Which of these is a portmanteau word?

A
Brunch
B
Discotheque
C
Starve
D
Detritus
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3

What name is given to the activities of the specially constituted group of British, American, Russian and French judges that tried NAZI Party leaders and German military commanders after World War II?

A
Geneva Convention
B
Berlin Assizes
C
Hague Tribunal
D
Nuremberg Trials
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4

What is a common characteristic of the Titicaca Grebe, the Greater Rhea, the Inaccessible Island Rail, and the Campbell Teal?

A
They are flightless birds
B
They native to northern hemisphere countries
C
They are carnivorous birds
D
They have wry beaks
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5

Which 19th century Englishman went to New Zealand to be a sheep farmer, visited Canada, and wrote "Erewhon", "A Psalm of Montreal" and "The Way of All Flesh"?

A
Robert Louis Stevenson
B
Josef Conrad
C
Dr. David Livingstone
D
Samuel Butler
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6

The River Danube is on what continent?

A
Antarctica
B
South America
C
Australia
D
Europe
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7

Which 1959 film, produced by John and Roy Boulting, starring Peter Sellers as Kite and Ian Carmichael as Stanley Windrush, was about a trade union reaction to the firing of an incompetent forklift driver?

A
Private's Progress
B
I'm All Right, Jack
C
The Mouse That Roared
D
Lolita
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