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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 July 2016

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1

What is the cube root of 64?

A
4
B
3
C
5
D
8
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2

To which of these does the word "Molotov" not refer?

A
A type of home-made bomb, consisting of petrol in a bottle
B
An appointee to the Petrograd Soviet in 1917
C
A drink made with a base of gin and absinthe
D
A city in the Ural range of mountains
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3

What is the mistral?

A
A wind
B
A type of oyster
C
A waterfall
D
An amphibious ship
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4

"A Dictionary of the English Language", first published in 1755, becoming one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language, was by whom?

A
Noah Webster
B
Francis Bacon
C
Samuel Johnson
D
Thomas More
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5

What does the Federation Internationale de Natation administer?

A
Dog crossbreeding principles
B
Birth control
C
Lettering standards
D
Aquatic sports
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6

The 12th century Hildegard of Bingen, later Saint Hildegard, is known most usually now for what?

A
Converting the king of Sweden, Olof Sk├Âtonung, to Christianity
B
Studies of beetles
C
Her music
D
Tales of Indian society
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7

In 1994 NFL star O.J.Simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and who else?

A
His next-door neighbour
B
His two children
C
Waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman
D
Her lawyer
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