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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 March 2017

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1

The 1994 San Marino Grand Prix was darkened by several exceptional problems. Which was not one of them?

A
The death of F1 rookie Roland Ratzenberger during Saturday qualifying
B
The serious crash of Rubens Barrichello during Friday practice
C
The death of Gilles Villeneuve during Thursday practice
D
The death of F1 Champion (1988, 190 and 1991) Ayrton Senna in the race on Sunday
Select from the options above.
2

Current thinking is that the Earth was formed about 4.6 billion years ago; when is it estimated that oxygen first became a significant element in the Earth's atmosphere?

A
About 2 million years ago
B
4.6 billion years ago
C
63 million years ago
D
About 2.5 billion years ago
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3

What famous picture was stolen from its frame in the Louvre in 1911, was recovered in Florence and returned in 1913?

A
The Night Watch
B
Mona Lisa
C
Guernica
D
Woman Going Downstairs
Select from the options above.
4

What is the study of the relation between the motion of a body and the forces acting on it?

A
Pneumatics
B
Buoyancy
C
Dynamics
D
Gravity
Select from the options above.
5

What style of commercial vehicle body, incorporating an enclosed box body extended over the cab, takes its name from the town in Bedfordshire where the Bedford commercial vehicle plant was located?

A
Grimsby
B
Boreham
C
Abingdon
D
Luton
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6

Where is the stretch of water called the Gulf of Tartary?

A
Between Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan
B
Between Turkey and Greece
C
Between Nepal and Tibet
D
Between the Russian mainland and Sakhalin island
Select from the options above.
7

Which Italian-American tenor and Hollywood movie star of the late 1940s and 1950s was called "the greatest voice of the twentieth century" by Arturo Toscanini and was referred to as the "New Caruso," and a "singing Clark Gable"?

A
Mario Lanza
B
Luciano Pavarotti
C
Carlo Ponti
D
Salvador Dali
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