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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 May 2018

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At which Winter Olympics did a drug scandal lead to Russia being excluded as a competing country from some of the next Summer Olympics and all of the next Winter Olympics?

A
2014 at Sochi, Russia
B
2018 at PyeongChang, South Korea
C
1984 at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
D
2002 at Salt Lake City, USA
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2

If someone wanted to cook a custard or terrine, what could they use to provide a gentle and uniform heat?

A
Colander
B
Baster
C
Mandoline
D
Bain-marie
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3

Who, in 2003, received the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honour, for the Sydney Opera House, a multi-venue performing arts centre on Bennelong Point in Sydney, Australia?

A
Frank Lloyd Wright
B
Sir Basil Spence
C
Le Corbusier
D
Jørn Utzon
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4

The planet Mercury was photographed in 1974 and 1975 by which spacecraft?

A
Voyager 2
B
Magellan
C
Mariner 10
D
Viking 2
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5

The Java War 1825-30 was between the Dutch colonial force in Java and which other force?

A
Japanese
B
French
C
Javanese
D
German
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6

Who wrote the music for what he described as "an American folk opera", which was set on Catfish Row?

A
Jerome Kern
B
Richard Rodgers
C
John Kander
D
George Gershwin
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7

Broken Arrow, Edmond, Enid, Lawton, Midwest City, Moore, Norman, Stillwater and Tulsa are 9 of the 10 largest cities in which state of the USA?

A
Oklahoma
B
Maine
C
Idaho
D
Texas
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