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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2017

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1

When the Badminton World Federation was first formed in 1934 (initially as the International Badminton Federation) the nine founder nations were Canada, Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Scotland, Wales and which other?

A
Malaya
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
Malta
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2

In the 1964 film "Dr. Strangelove ... ", the doctor, working as national security consultant to the president, was a sinister character with a heavy Germanic accent and darkly Teutonic attitudes. Who had the nickname "Dr Strangelove" when in public office in the 1970s?

A
Henry Kissinger
B
Willy Brandt
C
Kurt Georg Kiesinger
D
Helmut Schmidt
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3

What is the name of cities in Argentina and Spain that are both capitals of provinces of the same name?

A
Valencia
B
Cordoba
C
Burgos
D
Málaga
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4

In ancient China what was year 1 of the calendar?

A
The first year of the reign of Emperor Huangdi
B
The first year of the reign of Emperor Han Wudi
C
The first year of the reign of each new emperor, or when the current emperor declared a new era
D
The first year of the reign of King Wu of Zhou
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5

In the first decade of the 1900s, Henry Ford established the Ford Motor Company in which city of the USA?

A
Hollywood
B
Detroit
C
Las Vegas
D
Tombstone
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6

What lotion is used to soothe and protect the skin following external irritation?

A
Calamine
B
Camomile
C
Canola
D
Calamansi
Select from the options above.
7

Which fictional detective was created by G K Chesterton?

A
Father Brown
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Sherlock Holmes
D
Inspector Morse
Select from the options above.
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