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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2018

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In the men's ice hockey tournament at the 2010 Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal for Canada to win the gold medal. Which nation was Canada competing against?

A
Slovakia
B
Finland
C
USA
D
Sweden
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2

Where is Grissom Hill?

A
On Mars
B
On the Moon
C
Arkansas, USA
D
Vietnam
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3

In 1923 a devastating earthquake, associated fires, a 40-foot-high tsunami and succeeding violence caused an toll of dead or missing estimated at the time of over 140,000, in which country?

A
Peru
B
Japan
C
Indonesia
D
The Philippines
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4

What was Queen Elizabeth I's stated object in favouring Sir Francis Drake's voyage, which ended in circumnavigating the globe, which set off in 1577?

A
To establish colonies in what was to become America
B
To bring back as much treasure as the ship could hold
C
To "be revenged on the King of Spain for divers injuries that we have received"
D
To "find out places meet to have traffic"
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5

Which of these is most similar to blancmange?

A
Floating islands
B
Panna cotta
C
Quenelles
D
Hippocras
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6

The Principia Mathematica, a three-volume work on the foundations of mathematics published in 1910, 1912 and 1913, with a second edition In 1927, was co-written by Bertrand Russell and who else?

A
Alfred North Whitehead
B
Immanuel Kant
C
Charles Graves
D
George Edward Hughes
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7

Which of these is a musical that tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams?

A
Nebraska!
B
Wyoming!
C
Oklahoma!
D
South Dakota!
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