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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2016

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Which composer’s works include the operas "La Bohème", "Tosca", and "Madama Butterfly", and the arias "O mio babbino caro", "Che gelida manina", and "Nessun dorma"?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Giuseppe Verdi
C
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
D
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini
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2

What was the first Olympics to be boycotted by nations that had previously competed?.

A
Montreal (1976)
B
Berlin (1936)
C
Melbourne (1956 )
D
Munich (1972 )
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3

In the 5th century BC, Pericles was a statesman from where?

A
Thebes
B
Sparta
C
Athens
D
Livadeia
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4

What small, oily fish, of which there are 15 species, found in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, the North Pacific, and the Mediterranean, move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America?

A
Sardines
B
Herring
C
Pilchards
D
Sprats
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5

The Republic of Djibouti is bordered by Somalia, Ethiopia and which other country?

A
Kenya
B
Sudan
C
Eritrea
D
Yemen
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6

The bark of which of these is used to obtain spice?

A
Parsley
B
Cinnamon
C
Coriander
D
Rosemary
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7

After leading a rebel army for 20 years, Ahmed Sukarno was elected the first president of which country after it was granted independence in 1949?

A
Singapore
B
Burma
C
Malaysia
D
Indonesia
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