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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 September 2016

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1

What is the scientific symbol for calcium?

A
Cl
B
C
C
Na
D
Ca
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2

How did Hannibal die in 183 BC?

A
Killed in battle at Metauras
B
Crushed by an elephant
C
Froze to death in the Alps
D
Committed suicide
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3

Who was the first black woman, second African American, and the second woman to serve as U S Secretary of State?

A
Condoleeza Rice
B
Hillary Rodham Clinton
C
Madeleine Albright
D
Colin Powell
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4

Rabbits have been reported as a problem at London's Stansted Airport as leading to what?

A
Nibbled wiring
B
Bird strike
C
Undermined runways
D
Unfavourable press attention when they are run over by ground vehicles
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5

What is the longest named river in North America, which runs from Montana to near St Louis, Missouri?

A
Colorado
B
Mississippi
C
Missouri
D
Hudson
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6

Which film, directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Hermione Gingold and Louis Jourdan, had been a Broadway play based on a story by Colette?

A
Le Képi
B
Gaby
C
Gigi
D
Love in the Afternoon
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7

After allegations of collusion among judges at the 2002 Olympic Games pairs figure skating, how was the disagreement resolved regarding the placings of Canadian pair David Pelletier / Jamie Salé and Russian pair Yelena Berezhnaya / Anton Sikharulidze?

A
The Canadians won after the event was rerun with different judges
B
No medals were awarded at all
C
Dual gold medals were awarded
D
Each pair were given one gold and one silver medal each
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