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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 November 2017

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1

What film production company was named after brothers Harry (born Hirsz), Albert (born Aaron), Sam (born Szmul), and Jack (born Itzhak)?

A
Chemical Brothers
B
United Artists
C
Wright Brothers
D
Warner Brothers
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2

Which British stage director won an Oscar for his feature-film directing debut, which starred Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch?

A
Sam Mendes
B
John Madden
C
Terrence Malick
D
Peter Weir
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3

What is the name for a device that measures the rate of rotation of a revolving shaft?

A
Altimeter
B
Pedometer
C
Tachometer
D
E C Meter
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4

What is one of the deadliest pandemics in history, believed to have first reached Europe at the trading city of Caffa in the Crimea in 1347 and peaking in Europe between 1348 and 1350?

A
Mad Cow Disease
B
The Great Plague
C
The Black Death
D
German Measles
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5

What is another name for "denatured alcohol", i.e. ethanol with additives (such as methanol, isopropyl alcohol, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone and denatonium), used as a solvent and as fuel for spirit burners and camping stoves?

A
Turpentine
B
White spirit
C
Methylated spirit
D
Kerosene
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6

The state of Indiana borders which Great Lake?

A
Eyrie
B
Michigan
C
Superior
D
Ontario
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7

What shape ball is used in the sport of kabaddi?

A
Round and dimpled
B
Oval
C
Round and smooth
D
None, it is a contact sport
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