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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 June 2016

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The second Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dag Hammarskjöld, died in office in 1961 and became subsequently one of only four people to receive a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize. How did he die?

A
From a heart attack
B
Stabbed in a street in Sweden
C
A bomb exploded in his car
D
In a plane crash
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2

A painting discovered in France in 2016 of Judith beheading Holofernes has been attributed to what artist?

A
Canaletto
B
Banksy
C
Michelangelo
D
Caravaggio
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3

A washboard scraped with a thimble features as an instrument in what kind of music?

A
Country
B
Skiffle
C
Folk
D
Ska
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4

Gene Hackman did not appear with Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder in which of the "Superman" film series released between 1978 and 1987?

A
Superman III (1983)
B
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
C
Superman: The Movie (1978)
D
Superman II (1980)
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5

The inability or near inability in colour blindness to differentiate between some colours is, in the most common form of it, between red and which other colour?

A
Yellow
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Brown
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6

What game is played in 4 quarters between two teams of 18 outdoors on a large oval grass field with two goal posts and two behind posts at each end, where the primary aim of the game is to score by kicking a ball between the posts of the opposing goal?

A
Rugby Union
B
Australian football
C
Rugby League
D
Cricket
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7

Of the 16 states of Germany, 13 are termed area states (Flächenländer). What are the other 3?

A
Nation states
B
Island states
C
City states
D
Overseas territories
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