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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 August 2016

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1

Which of these words means the granting of powers from central government to government at a lower level?

A
Dissention
B
Depravity
C
Dissolution
D
Devolution
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2

What are Kali Gandaki, Yarlung Zangbo and Charyn?

A
Ports on the East China Sea
B
Major Mongolian rivers
C
Mountain peaks in western China
D
Grand canyons
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3

Who won the most of the first ten tournaments called the Women's Hockey World Cup (the field hockey World Cup competition for women), which was inaugurated in 1974?

A
Germany
B
Netherlands
C
Australia
D
Argentina
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4

What is the usual food source for a hoatzin?

A
Leaves and buds
B
Krill
C
Ants
D
Insect larvae
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5

Glyndebourne is associated with what type of festival?

A
Food
B
Farming
C
Opera
D
Wine
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6

What excise levied from 1746 to 1845 in the UK resulted for a while in hollow-stemmed glasses?

A
On glass smashing in toasts
B
On Beer
C
On weight of glass melted in a glasshouse
D
On lead
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7

Kate Winslet was awarded an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in which of these films?

A
James Cameron's "Titanic"(1997)
B
Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" (2015)
C
Stephen Daldry's "The Reader"(2008)
D
Ang Lee's "Sense and Sensibility"(1995)
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