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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 May 2016

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Which of these was the 1958 Nobel Prize laureate, a Russian poet, novelist and translator of Goethe and Shakespeare, most celebrated in Russia as a poet ?

A
Boris Pasternak
B
Nikolai Gogol
C
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
D
Franz Kafka
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2

Which of Ludwig van Beethoven's symphonies starts with two tempestuous statements, when interpreted by the Morse code, of the letter "V"?

A
5th
B
9th
C
3rd
D
1st
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3

Which three times Formula One champion was burnt in a crash in the 1976 F1 World Championship?

A
Niki Lauda
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Jensen Button
D
Scott Dixon
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4

Which is People's Republic of China's southernmost province?

A
Yunnan
B
Guangdong
C
Guangxi
D
Hainan
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5

Kurt Wiese (1887 - 1974) was born in Germany, lived in China, was a prisoner of war in Japan and Australia, moved to Brazil after the end of WW I, then the USA in 1927, and is well-known as what?

A
Sculptor
B
Travel writer
C
Diplomat
D
Illustrator and writer of children's books
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6

What name is given to the potential difference measured across a conductor of 1 ohm resistance when current of 1 ampere is flowing?

A
Kilowatt
B
Watt
C
Volt
D
Angstrom
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7

When General Francisco Franco, Leader of Spain, died in 1975 what became of the government in Spain?

A
Ten years of civil war
B
Juan Carlos was crowned king
C
Franco's son took power but handed it to a grandson of the previous royal line, Juan Carlos
D
His deputy General Juan Carlos took power
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