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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 October 2016

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What was the first film made especially as a musical comedy, which included the songs "The Wedding of the Painted Doll" and "You Were Made For Me", by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed?

A
The Jazz Singer
B
The Broadway Melody
C
A Chorus Line
D
Don Juan
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2

What is the area of a triangle whose sides are 5, 12 and 13 inches long?

A
98 square inches
B
78 square inches
C
30 square inches
D
32.5 square inches
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3

Which of these is a type of mushroom?

A
Cantaloupe
B
Chanterelle
C
Truffle
D
Gladioli
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4

What is the usual climate in Cartagena on the northern coast of Colombia?

A
Cold and rainy
B
Humid, hot and windy
C
Temperate and even
D
Arid
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5

Which 19th century Russian novelist wrote "Taras Bulba", "The Government Inspector", "The Nose" and "Dead Souls"?

A
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
B
Nikolai Gogol
C
Boris Pasternak
D
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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6

When was the first find of gold in New Zealand, which preceded New Zealand's gold rush?

A
1852
B
1861
C
1840
D
1752
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7

At which Olympics was the first Olympic athlete tested positive for the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs?

A
1996
B
1898
C
1968
D
2008
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