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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 March 2018

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1

What two forces were engaged in the Battle of Thermopylae in mid 480 BCE?

A
Persia (now Iran) against an alliance of Greek city states
B
Athens against Sparta
C
Syracuse and Agrigentum against Carthage
D
Macedon against Athens and Thebes
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2

In March 2010, Brean Hammond of Nottingham University claimed that the play "Double Falsehood" by Lewis Theobald is based on the play "Cardenio", which was co-written by John Fletcher and whom?

A
Oscar Wilde
B
W S Gilbert
C
George Bernard Shaw
D
William Shakespeare
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3

What is the name for a poem of 14 lines that first appeared when written by Giacomo da Lentini in 1220, for which various rhyme schemes were developed?

A
Quatrain
B
Limerick
C
Sonnet
D
Ditty
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4

In which country is the city of Newry?

A
Northern Ireland
B
Wales
C
Scotland
D
England
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5

What causes a screeching sound when a live microphone is put too close to a speaker?

A
Grazeright
B
Chewfore
C
Eatleft
D
Feedback
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6

The Bangkok Club System has been used in several world championship tournaments in what card game?

A
Scrabble
B
Canasta
C
Crib
D
Bridge
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7

Which company, in 2015, launched its first self-produced film on its streaming online service?

A
Netflix
B
Amazon
C
Google
D
Ali Baba
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