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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2016

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Which 19th century composer wrote over 40 operas including "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" and "Guillaume Tell"?

A
Giacomo Puccini
B
Gioachino Rossini
C
Giuseppe Verdi
D
Georges Bizet
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2

Alongside the red cross and the red crescent symbols which identify relief societies for wounded soldiers, what further symbol was formally adopted in 2005?

A
Red Crystal
B
Red Rocket
C
Red Gull (flying)
D
Red Wheel
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3

What language is the basis of the name of Soweto?

A
English
B
Dutch
C
Zulu
D
Arabic
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4

In 1912 in Sweden 17 national federations formed the IAAF; what does the second "A" stand for>

A
Amateur
B
Athletics
C
American
D
A-listers
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5

Old English fragments of poem known as "Waldere" are heroic texts concerning whom?

A
Widsith
B
Weland, smith
C
Wotan
D
Walter of Aquitaine
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6

Who, according to the Christian and Hebrew Bibles, succeeded King Saul as king over Israel and Judah?

A
His son, Ish-bosheth
B
His son, Jonathan
C
His daughter, Michal
D
His son-in-law, David
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7

What does the term "enteric" apply to?

A
The lungs
B
The oesophagus
C
The intestines and alimentary system
D
The lower intestine
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