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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 July 2016

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1

Cleopatra is reputed to have killed herself because of the death of whom?

A
Octavian
B
Julius Caesar
C
Mark Antony
D
Augustus
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2

What was the name of the scheme approved by U S Congress in 1948 for the long term financing of the reconstruction of Europe following World War II?

A
Marshall Plan
B
Domino Theory
C
Apartheid
D
Value Added Tax
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3

Which US TV series is set in the Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital?

A
Days Of Our Lives
B
Emergency
C
Hospital
D
House
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4

The Rhine flows into the North Sea near which city?

A
Hamburg
B
Amsterdam
C
Rotterdam
D
Ostend
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5

The term "musket" strictly refers to a firearm with what?

A
A smooth bore
B
A flint as a firing mechanism.
C
Two barrels
D
Rifling in an anticlockwise direction
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6

What is FMT trialled for?

A
Drought resistant planting
B
Fuel for space travel
C
Medical treatment
D
Earthquake-proof sewage piping
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7

Why was Korean short-track speedskater Kim Dong-Sung disqualified from the men's 1500 metre final at the 2000 Olympics?

A
Assaulting an official
B
Using the drug darbepoetin
C
Cross-tracking
D
Making obscene gestures
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