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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 January 2018

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1

What was the first mission that returned lunar samples from the Moon to Earth?

A
Sputnik I
B
Apollo 13
C
Luna 16
D
Apollo 11
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2

What is the name of the Moslem prayer that adherents repeat 5 times daily?

A
Kylie
B
Fatima
C
Kyrie
D
Fatiya
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3

What is the southernmost national capital city in the world?

A
Buenos Aires, Argentina
B
Cape Town, South Africa
C
Santiago, Chile
D
Wellington, New Zealand
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4

Which Austrian, the brother of Franz Joseph, was crowned Emperor of Mexico in 1864, and shot in 1867?

A
Vespasian
B
Maximillian
C
Franz Ferdinand
D
Immanuel
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5

In the early stages of which Olympic sport would you hear the words "en garde"?

A
Fencing
B
Boxing
C
Petanque
D
Rugby union
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6

Tan Dun composed the music, and co-wrote the libretto, for which 2006 opera?

A
Nine Songs
B
The Peony Pavilion
C
Marco Polo
D
The First Emperor
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7

What was the cause of a state of emergency in Kenya from October 1952 to December 1959?

A
The activities of serial killer Charles Quansah
B
Volcanic eruption at Marion Island
C
Severe flooding of the Zambezi River
D
Mau Mau rebellion
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