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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 September 2016

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1

On or with what does a hoatzin move around?

A
Claws
B
Suckers
C
Feet
D
Fins
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2

When the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2012 stripped Lance Armstrong of all his cycling achievements since August 1998 how many Tour de France titles did he lose?

A
7
B
12
C
5
D
10
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3

The Smithsonian Institution's Feather Identification Laboratory has identified which birds as the most damaging to airplanes in terms of bird strike?

A
Turkey vultures
B
Pigeons
C
Albatrosses
D
Hawks
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4

What was the first alliance entered by the U S A in peacetime after World War II?

A
United Nations
B
N A T O
C
League of Nations
D
Treaty of Utrecht
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5

Which French city near the Mediterranean Sea, was an embarcation point for the 7th and 8th Crusades, and is now a tourist destination because of its well-preserved city walls?

A
Montpellier
B
Aigues-Mortes
C
Nîmes
D
Lyons
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6

Which one of these planets was not represented in the musical work by Gustav Holst called “The Planets”?

A
Venus
B
Saturn
C
Mercury
D
Earth
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7

Which German-born political scientist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the Richard Nixon administration?

A
Henry Kissinger
B
Condoleezza Rice
C
Hillary Rodham Clinton
D
Colin Powell
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