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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2016

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1

Olof Palme was assassinated in 1986 when he was Prime Minister of which country?

A
Greece
B
Russia
C
UK
D
Sweden
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2

The phrase "eyeball to eyeball" uses a figure of speech known as what?

A
Synecdoche
B
Metaphor
C
Metonymy
D
Bahuvrihi
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3

Who was the 2014 World Backgammon Champion?

A
Akiko Yazawa (Japan)
B
Vyacheslav Pryadkin (Ukraine)
C
Nevzat Dogan (Turkey/Denmark)
D
Douglas Mayfield (USA)
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4

Who wrote "Treasure Island", "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", "Kidnapped" and "The Master of Ballantrae"?

A
Alexandre Dumas
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Daniel Defoe
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5

There are a number of sand dunes systems in Europe, not just in coastal areas but also inland; where is the largest?

A
Oleshky Sands, Ukraine
B
Lomianki, Warsaw
C
Słowiński, Poland
D
Kyzyl Kum, Uzbekistan
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6

Apart from a syringe which of these could also be called hypodermic?

A
A freckle
B
A deep stab wound
C
Some bruises
D
A hernia
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7

Michael Douglas starred in what TV series, set in California, which ran on US TV from 1972 and 1980?

A
Dirty Harry
B
The Streets of San Francisco
C
MacMillan and Wife
D
The Untouchables
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