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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 September 2016

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1

Most of the mountains in the world with elevations greater than 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level are found where?

A
The Himalaya and Karakoram ranges
B
The Andes
C
The Atlas Mountains
D
The Urals
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2

Who wrote the theme tune to the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory?

A
Theorist
B
Barenaked Ladies
C
Red Hot Chili Peppers
D
Darkness
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3

In 1977, Hamida Djandoubi was involved in what act that was special in French history?

A
He tried to assassinate the President
B
He set off a bomb that destroyed a large shopping mall in Paris
C
He was the last person to be guillotined
D
He was the first Frenchman to swim the English Channel
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4

Which of these is not a species of Chipmunk?

A
Most chipmunk
B
Durango Chipmunk
C
Merriam's Chipmunk
D
Least Chipmunk
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5

Andreas Thorkildsen set a new Olympic record at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for throwing what?

A
Paper aeroplane
B
Javelin
C
Tantrum
D
Wobbly
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6

What is the Song of Songs part of?

A
The Jewish and Christian Bible
B
"Jesus Christ Superstar"
C
The Lord of the Rings trilogy
D
The Epic of Gilgamesh
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7

Which author wrote novels dealing largely with the sea and seamen, often as reminiscences of a sailor, "Marlow"?

A
John Buchan
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Samuel Butler
D
A A Milne
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