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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2017

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What do the South American cities of Asunción, Caracas, Paramaribo and Georgetown have in common?

A
They all adjoin desert
B
They are all capitals of their countries
C
They are all sited at over 1,000m above sea level
D
They are all cities of Paraguay
Select from the options above.
2

In which of these films did Clint Eastwood not play a character called Inspector “Dirty Harry” Callaghan?

A
The Enforcer
B
The Rookie
C
Magnum Force
D
The Dead Pool
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3

In Dover in the UK, what nearly complete Bronze Age relic from about 1500 BCE was discovered in 1992?

A
A wrought filigree bronze diadem
B
A sewn-plank seagoing craft
C
A granite slab carved in Indus script
D
A funeral cart
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4

From which play is the quotation "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players"?

A
Hamlet
B
As You Like It
C
Macbeth
D
Much Ado About Nothing
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5

In bowling, which of these means to knock down all ten pins with a single bowl?

A
Bulls eye
B
Hit
C
Strike
D
Hole in one
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6

The cocktails Algonquin, Blood and Sand, Bronx, Crystal Bronx, Chocolate Soldier, Gibson, Income Tax, Man O'War, Martinez, Martini, Manhattan, Mephisto, Pall Mall, Rob Roy and Satan's Whiskers all contain what?

A
Vodka
B
Gin
C
Whisky
D
Vermouth
Select from the options above.
7

What medical tool was developed in the early 1950s, consisting of two parts, a ball surrounded by a cage constructed using Plexiglas later changed to silicone-coated material?

A
Cardiac pacemaker
B
Artificial hip-joint
C
Medical ventilator
D
Artificial mechanical heart valve
Select from the options above.
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