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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2017

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1

Which European city is built at the mouth of the river Tagus?

A
Vienna
B
Madrid
C
Berlin
D
Lisbon
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2

Which US TV series (2008-13) had immense audience as well as critical acclaim (and awards, e.g. two of its main actors won Emmy Awards in multiple years) and figures in the Guinness Book of Records?

A
The Sopranos
B
Mad Men
C
Breaking Bad
D
The Wire
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3

What is another name for eggplant?

A
Zucchini
B
Aubergine
C
Courgette
D
Avocado
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4

What civil engineering project first begun in 1876, opened in 1994?

A
Euston Railway Station, London, England
B
Channel Tunnel between England and France
C
Sydney Opera House
D
Kansai International Airport, Osaka
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5

What is chalcedony?

A
A liquid used for cleaning diamonds
B
Bankruptcy
C
The "waiting room" for Heaven
D
Semi-precious stone
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6

Which 19th century French composer had his first opera, "Les PĂȘcheurs de Perles", produced when he was not yet 25?

A
Georges Bizet
B
Hector Berlioz
C
Felix Mendelssohn
D
Gabriel Fauré
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7

All of the gold medals at the 2009 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships were won by Evgenia Kanaeva, who was representing which country?

A
South Africa
B
China
C
India
D
Russia
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