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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2016

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1

One of the oldest known board games involves a grid of thirty squares and sets of pawns, figured in a 1999 video game, and is called what?

A
Go
B
Mehen
C
Senet
D
Chaupar
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2

Which gas is likely to be present in a light bulb?

A
Argon
B
Xenon
C
Krypton
D
Methane
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3

The writer of US TV series "NYPD Blue" (1993-2005) was also the creator and/or writer of several other hit series; which of these was not one?

A
Hill Street Blues (1981-87)
B
L.A.Law (1986-1994)
C
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989-93)
D
Commander in Chief (2005-6)
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4

What is the word for an itinerant tinsmith who mends household utensils?

A
Tinker
B
Tailor
C
Soldier
D
Sailor
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5

What is the branch of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Asia Minor which contains many Greek islands?

A
Aegean Sea
B
Adriatic Sea
C
Black Sea
D
Caspian Sea
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6

In which country did Queen Isabella secure the throne when her opponents (Carlists) were defeated in 1868, following a civil war between those who wanted a king and those who wanted a queen?

A
Portugal
B
Netherlands
C
Sweden
D
Spain
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7

Bob Fosse won a "Best Director" Oscar in 1972 for which film?

A
Cabaret
B
Sweet Charity
C
All That Jazz
D
Lenny
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