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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2016

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1

When F.W.de Klerk, State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994, left office which of these was NOT an achievement of his presidency?

A
The official end of apartheid in South Africa
B
Nuclear disarmament in South Africa
C
Nelson Mandela's release from prison
D
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission
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2

What is the only country not to identify itself on its postage stamps?

A
Tonga
B
United States Of America
C
United Kingdom
D
Switzerland
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3

New Zealander Michael Campbell is a leading player in which sport?

A
Squash
B
Motor racing
C
Rugby Union
D
Golf
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4

What is the name for an alcoholic preparation of opium widely used in the 18th and 19th centuries to treat a number of different complaints?

A
Laburnum
B
Laudanum
C
Londinium
D
Laudanosine
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5

What is the highest national capital city?

A
Quito, Ecuador
B
Sucre, Bolivia
C
Bogotá, Colombia
D
Caracas, Venezuela
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6

Who asked the question "Are We Human or Are We Dancer?"?

A
The Bravery
B
The Killers
C
Fall Out Boy
D
Maroon 5
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7

Broadcasting from Germany to England in English in 1940, by what name was William Joyce better known?

A
P G Wodehouse
B
The Goon
C
Lord Haw Haw
D
Captain Flashman
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