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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2016

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1

What film, in production between 2007 and 2009, was directed by James Cameron ("Titanic")?

A
The Lovely Bones
B
Avatar
C
The Dambusters
D
Tin Tin
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2

How many minutes long is a round in an official boxing match?

A
As determined at the start of the match
B
2
C
3
D
4
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3

Which of these is a Spanish word for gathering cattle together, for example, for branding them?

A
Velodrome
B
Roundup
C
Toreador
D
Rodeo
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4

What transport artery runs for 13 miles between Brig, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy?

A
Stairway to Heaven
B
Route 66
C
Simplon Tunnel
D
Col de Suisse
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5

How did General George S Patton, responsible for a number of US victories in World War II, die?

A
Old age in a rest home in Philadelphia in 1958
B
As the result of a car accident near Heidelberg, Germany, in 1945
C
In a plane crash off the coast of Japan in 1946
D
Assassination in Manila, The Philippines, in 1945
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6

What word is given to the association of dissimilar organisms for mutual benefit?

A
Symbiosis
B
Sympathy
C
Dependency
D
Parasitis
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7

Who, after being lured to the Moika Palace on 16 December 1916, was poisoned with cyanide, shot 4 times, beaten and drowned in the Neva River (where he had tried to claw his way from under the ice) but was reported to sit up on his burning funeral pyre?

A
Dostoyevsky
B
Lenin
C
Rasputin
D
Yuri Gagarin
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