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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 August 2016

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1

The Tetris theme music is taken from a folk song native to which country?

A
Russia
B
France
C
Hungary
D
Poland
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2

Cannes is a resort in which country?

A
Monaco
B
Estonia
C
France
D
Italy
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3

What 2009 American musical film directed by Kevin Tancharoen is a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same title by Alan Parker?

A
Evita
B
The King and I
C
Grease
D
Fame
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4

Who wrote a book about the US car industry, published in 1965, called "Unsafe at Any Speed"?

A
Ralph Nader
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Dan Brown
D
Charles Dickens
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5

On 17 September 1862, where was The Battle of Antietam, the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil and the bloodiest single-day battle in American history (with about 23,000 casualties)?

A
Miami, Florida
B
Los Angeles, California
C
Bangor, Maine
D
Near Sharpsburg, Maryland
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6

Which of these is a tree disease spread by beetles?

A
German Oak Disease
B
Dutch Elm Disease
C
Belgian Ash Disease
D
Australian Willow Disease
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7

Who did Venus Williams defeat in 2001 to win her second consecutive US Open tennis title?

A
Martina Hingis
B
Monica Seles
C
Steffi Graf
D
Serena Williams
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