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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 April 2017

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Which film starring Russell Crowe, Helen Mirren and Ben Affleck is a remake of a 2003 BBC TV mini-series of the same name?

A
Stand By Me
B
Heart of Darkness
C
The Name of the Game
D
State of Play
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2

Where is the VRAEM?

A
North of Kazakhstan
B
Brussels
C
Peru
D
South Africa
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3

Whose film career began in 1993 with "The Piano" and whose roles have included Jane Eyre, Queen Isabella II of Spain, a teenage mutant, and a human in a vampire TV series?

A
Cate Blanchett
B
Halle Berry
C
Anna Paquin
D
Anna Camp
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4

Which international organisation evolved from Camp Shriver in Maryland, USA, in 1968?

A
FISU
B
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
C
University of Utah's National Center for Community of Caring
D
Special Olympics
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5

In which country, following Napoleon's final defeat in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, was the monarchy re-established, ending with the Revolution of 1848?

A
France
B
England
C
New Zealand
D
Thailand
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6

What was ticking usually used for?

A
Catching fish
B
Putting on bedding
C
Covering the floor
D
Drawing graphs
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7

What kind of vegetation grows in taiga?

A
Conifers
B
Palms
C
Ground-hugging shrubs
D
Mangroves
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