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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 August 2017

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What type of building is famous in Milan, Venice, Florence, Seville, Paris, Chartres, Amiens, Rheims, Cologne, Mainz and Trèves?

A
Railway station
B
Cathedral
C
Town Hall
D
Opera House
Select from the options above.
2

Which Austrian composer, whose works include 104 symphonies, 84 string quartets and 42 piano sonatas, received a D Mus degree at Oxford University, England?

A
Engelbert Humperdinck
B
George Handel
C
Gustav Holst
D
Franz Joseph Haydn
Select from the options above.
3

A test developed in 1924 by R.L. Smith & G.E. Sandland at Vickers Ltd as an alternative to the Brinell method, is used to measure what?

A
The hardness of materials
B
The viscosity of oil
C
Radiation
D
Rolling resistance
Select from the options above.
4

What event on 10 May 1933 was celebrated by Joseph Goebbels in Berlin, Germany, as a "a strong, great and symbolic deed"?

A
Windows of Jewish-owned stores, buildings and synagogues were smashed throughout Germany
B
The swastika flag was first flown by Adolf Hitler's National Socialist German Worker's Party (NSDAP)
C
University students throughout Germany burnt more than 25,000 books
D
The SS and Gestapo assassinated most of the Nazi's own military Brownshirts and others
Select from the options above.
5

Jeudi is the French word for which of these?

A
Game
B
Thursday
C
Basketball
D
Sow
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6

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse" was a famous line from which film?

A
Thunderball
B
Apocalypse Now
C
The Firm
D
The Godfather
Select from the options above.
7

By the end of the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships which country held the top all-time Championships medal count?

A
Cuba
B
Spain
C
USA
D
South Korea
Select from the options above.
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