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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 April 2018

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1

Which country did long distance runner Emil Zatopek represent?

A
Czechoslovakia
B
Austria
C
Finland
D
Romania
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2

France's third longest border, after Spain and Switzerland, is with which country?

A
Monaco
B
Germany
C
Andorra
D
Belgium
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3

What is the primary reference for the Palermo Technical Scale, used for?

A
“Quantifying the risk posed by potential Earth impacts” 2002 by Chesley et al.
B
"Mitigation of hazardous comets and asteroids" 2004, by Belton
C
"Apophis: The story behind the scenes" 2008 by Sansaturio and Arratia
D
"On coordinated approach to the problem of asteroid-comet impact hazard" 2010 by Shustov
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4

In the words of a 1973 hit song by Vicki Lawrence, where did the lights go out?

A
Refrigerator
B
The bathroom
C
San Francisco
D
Georgia
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5

Who became famous through three films made in 1955 and 1956, and died at the wheel of a Porsche in 1956?

A
James Dean
B
Marilyn Munro
C
Anthony Perkins
D
Jim Morrison
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6

What does the Latin root "virgula" of the word for the punctuation mark "/" (forward slash or virgule) mean?

A
Twig, or small branch
B
Cut
C
Small tail
D
Drift
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7

What is a young swan called?

A
Duckling
B
Gosling
C
Cygnet
D
Chicken
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