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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 August 2016

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Generals Gallieni, Manoury, Joffre, French, von Kluck, von B├╝low and von Moltke were involved in which battle that stopped the German advance in 1914 during World War I?

A
Battle of the Bulge
B
Battle of Waterloo
C
Battle of Culloden
D
Battle of Marne
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2

What is the name for an expert on reptiles?

A
Herpetologist
B
Iguanologist
C
Lisanthropist
D
Alligheny
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3

Which Scottish author was born in 1850, married Mrs. Osbourne in 1880, settled on an estate called Vailima in 1889, and died of tuberculosis in 1894?

A
C S Forrester
B
Walter Scott
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Jonathan Swift
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4

How many wooden blocks are used in the standard game of Jenga?

A
35
B
20
C
15
D
54
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5

What is a leotard?

A
Inter-galactic space flight
B
Dead lion
C
Close fitting dance costume
D
A lion with brain damage
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6

The lines "You are the reason that I breathe, you are the reason that I still believe, you are my destiny" is from the theme song to which film?

A
Viva Las Vegas
B
Titanic
C
Angels and Demons
D
Slumdog Millionaire
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7

The tiny area of Walvis Bay (a deep harbour) and the Penguin Islands in Namibia were under the control of which other country until 1994?

A
UK
B
South Africa
C
New Zealand
D
Japan
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