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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 May 2016

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1

Which was the first year in which the football World Cup final was broadcast on television in colour?

A
1986
B
1970
C
1942
D
1958
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2

What was the fist name of Mr. Micawber, who appeared in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield"?

A
Wilkins
B
Joe
C
Thomas
D
Daniel
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3

What is the aim of the International HapMap Project?

A
To map the patterns and precursors of changes in levels of happiness
B
To trace the rise and spread of pandemic illnesses
C
To catalogue human genetic similarities and differences
D
To provide a coherent track of all the world's endangered species
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4

Which river flows from the Caspian Sea?

A
Ural
B
Volga
C
None
D
Kura
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5

What was a significance of the 1969 Battle of Hamburger Hill, or Ap Bia Mountain, in Vietnam?

A
There was 100% loss of Vietnamese lives involved
B
It was the last before the armistice agreement
C
It was the bloodiest fight of the Vietnam war, in terms of American dead
D
It was the last of the major American ground combat operations in the country
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6

Shi'ite and Sunni are beliefs within what religion?

A
Christianity
B
Buddhism
C
Islam
D
Bahá’í
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7

In 2004, who left the band Westlife?

A
Robbie Williams
B
Brian McFadden
C
Les McKeown
D
John Mayer
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