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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 April 2016

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1

In 1966 what unexpected event occurred in Indian politics?

A
India became a republic
B
The Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru died in office
C
Indira Gandhi was assassinated while in office as Prime Minister
D
Indira Gandhi was elected Prime Minister, the first woman in the office
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2

For a netball net, how high should the top of the ring be from the ground?

A
5 feet (1.52 m)
B
10 feet (3.05 m)
C
8 feet (2.4 m)
D
12 feet (3.6 m)
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3

Who wrote the play "Oedipus Rex", "Antigone" and "Electra"?

A
John Osborne
B
Sophocles
C
Arthur Miller
D
Peter Shaffer
Select from the options above.
4

Where is Ho Chi Minh City?

A
Laos
B
China
C
Korea
D
Vietnam
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5

Walt Disney's animated film "Bambi" (1942) drawn from Austrian Felix Salten's 1923 book had been shelved for five years mainly for what reason or reasons?

A
Prejudice against German books
B
Protests from hunters and sportsmen
C
Lack of finance
D
The adult and sombre nature of the book, and challenges in animal animation
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6

"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper" is an example of what?

A
Mouth mover
B
Eyebrow lifter
C
Nose scruncher
D
Tongue twister
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7

The NASA space probe NEAR Shoemaker launched in 1996 was their first to do what?

A
Orbit and land on an asteroid
B
Orbit the planet Jupiter
C
Land on the planet Mars
D
Closely orbit and observe the sun
Select from the options above.
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