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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2017

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1

Which musical term means "sweetly"?

A
Dolce
B
Sostenuto
C
Fugato
D
Lento
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2

After he had directed "Australia", Baz Luhrmann's next project was a film based on which book by F Scott Fitzgerald?

A
Catch-22
B
Moby Dick
C
Great Expectations
D
The Great Gatsby
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3

When Fehaid Al-Deehani won gold in shooting, for Double trap (men), at the 2016 Summer Olympics, under what flag was he competing?

A
Kuwait
B
Olympic
C
Iraq
D
USA
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4

For what is a slide rule meant to be used in schools?

A
Playing cricket
B
Mathematical calculation
C
Hitting rule breakers
D
A slide in the playground
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5

Where did the Chola dynasty rule, either in sole control or with allies, for more than 1,500 years?

A
Northern Afghanistan
B
Southern India
C
South-western China
D
Thailand
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6

Where is the Chang Tang, or Changtang?

A
In the Himalayas, in the west of the Tibetan plateau
B
At the mouth of the Yangtze river
C
North Vietnam
D
Laos
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7

Which of these is a British geologist who greatly influenced the modern study of geology with his book "The Principles Of Geology"?

A
Sir Charles Lyell
B
John Lyly
C
Robert Lynd
D
Lord John Lyndhurst
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