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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 July 2017

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1

What feature did online entertainment company Netflix controversially bring to Cannes Film Festival 2017?

A
Shimmer Lake
B
13 Reasons Why
C
Okja
D
To the Bone
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2

What does "REM" stand for?

A
Really Ecky Measles
B
Regulatory Ear Malformation
C
Rapid Eye Movement
D
Royal Equine Mumps
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3

In terms of communication what is a rail fence?

A
A kind of cipher
B
A herringbone-patterned barrier around some telegraph nodes
C
A type of debugging programme
D
An early support used for telephone wires fastened to the top of poles
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4

Who wrote the stories "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" which inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" and "The Sandman" which inspired the ballet "Coppélia" by Delibes?

A
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman
B
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
C
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
D
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
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5

What was notable about the jobs held by Ann Hays and Elizabeth Hoisington at the end of May 1970?

A
It was the first time NASA had appointed "Shuttle Director" as a job-share
B
They were the first women fire fighters in the USA
C
They were the first women generals in the US Army
D
They were the first female bishops appointed in the Presbyterian Church
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6

What is the last in the series that begins: St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Gallup (New Mexico), Flagstaff (Arizona)?

A
San Bernardino
B
Barstow
C
Joplin
D
Kingman
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7

Who or what are the competitors in the main race run every May between Durango and Silverton in southwest Colorado, USA?

A
Kayakers and canoers
B
Mountain bikers
C
Wheelchair racers
D
Cyclists racing a train
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