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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 December 2017

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1

What nationality is the cinematographer Michael Seresin, who has worked on many films from Bugsy Malone (1976), Angela's Ashes (1999), The Life of David Gale (2003), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), to War of the Planet of the Apes (2017)?

A
New Zealander
B
American
C
British
D
Canadian
Select from the options above.
2

In 1934, English inventor and businessman Percy Shaw patented and then set up a company to manufacture what invention?

A
The reflective road stud ("cat's eye")
B
Traffic lights
C
Parking meters
D
Reflective surfaces on road signs
Select from the options above.
3

Where is the city of Basrah?

A
Syria
B
Iraq
C
Iran
D
Egypt
Select from the options above.
4

From 1815 until 1864, the Ionian Islands off the western coasts of Greece were under the protection of which country?

A
Turkey
B
Venice
C
United Kingdom
D
France
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5

111,111,111 squared gives what result?

A
12,345,678,987,654,321
B
222,222,222
C
123,454,321
D
78,987
Select from the options above.
6

What is the next in this series: St. Devote, Massenet, Casino Square , Mirabeau, Loews ... ?

A
Virage Antony Noghes
B
Portier
C
Piscine
D
Tabac
Select from the options above.
7

Which is a Greek resinated wine, made for at least 2000 years and with a unique flavour said to have originated from the practice of sealing wine vessels with Aleppo Pine resin in ancient times?

A
Red Eye
B
Rigoletto
C
Retsina
D
Retina
Select from the options above.
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