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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 January 2018

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1

Which of these is not a noble gas?

A
Neon
B
Radon
C
Oxygen
D
Argon
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2

How many cards are used for a game of pinochle?

A
48
B
52
C
32
D
26
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3

Who was an American gangster, the leader of a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era, whose criminal career ended in 1931 when he was convicted for income-tax evasion?

A
Al Capone
B
Al Bundy
C
Al Gore
D
Al Jolson
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4

Approximately how many railway lines in the world are standard gauge, also called the Stephenson's, International, UIC or European gauge?

A
95%
B
55%
C
32%
D
80%
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5

In 1983 the official length of one metre was established as what?

A
The length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during 1/299 792 458 of a second
B
The length of a pendulum having a half-period of one second
C
One ten-millionth of the length of the earth's meridian along a quadrant through Paris
D
1 650 763.73 wavelengths of the orange-red emission line in the spectrum of krypton-86 in a vacuum
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6

What country has the official languages Tok Pisin, English, Hiri Motu and its own Sign Language?

A
Vanuatu
B
Borneo
C
Solomon Islands
D
Papua New Guinea
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7

Which 2001 film follows a US operation in Somalia to capture a militia leader and self-elected President, in the course of which a helicopter crashes?

A
White Squall
B
Black Rain
C
Black Hawk Down
D
G.I. Jane
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