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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2018

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1

Four new categories were introduced for the 2018 Winter Olympics, being: mixed doubles curling, mass start speedskating, team alpine skiing, and which other?

A
Ski half-pipe
B
Snowboarding big air
C
Biathlon mixed relay
D
Team figure skating
Select from the options above.
2

According to the Bible, the descendants of Noah tried to erect which construction against the will of God, who destroyed the plan by making the builders talk a variety of languages?

A
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
B
Tower of Babel
C
Colossus of Rhodes
D
Sphinx
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these was an Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer and Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter who pursued war criminals?

A
Andy Kaufman
B
Milton Friedman
C
Alan Greenspan
D
Simon Wiesenthal
Select from the options above.
4

Scurf is another name for what?

A
Scrape mark or abrasion
B
Scurvy
C
Dandruff
D
Sea spray
Select from the options above.
5

Which pair of films starred Uma Thurman as "the bride", Daryl Hannah as her arch-nemesis and Lucy Liu as "Cottonmouth"?

A
The French Connection
B
Charlies Angels
C
Kill Bill
D
The Madness of King George
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6

Which of these is a caching and forwarding HTTP web proxy?

A
Lobster
B
Squid
C
Crab
D
Octopus
Select from the options above.
7

What is the most southerly city, capital of its region, in Chile?

A
Lands End
B
Punta Arenas
C
Ciudad Magella
D
Cape Verde
Select from the options above.
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