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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2018

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Zhou Yang, gold medal winner at the Winter Olympics 2010, made the news again later by being chided by China's deputy sports minister Yu Zaiqing for thanking her parents, but not her country, for her win. She had won gold in what sport?

A
10 km freestyle cross-country skiing
B
Short track speed skating
C
Luge – Women's singles
D
Single skating
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2

In a film script, what do the letters MCU mean?

A
Many Close Upward
B
Move Camera Unfocussed
C
Mobile Camera Unsteady
D
Medium Close Up
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3

The enclosed inland saltwater body of water, the Caspian Sea is estimated to contain what proportion of the world's inland surface water?

A
0.10%
B
One tenth
C
One third
D
Seven eighths
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4

Renee Zellweger played which author in a 2007 film?

A
P D James
B
Enid Blyton
C
Agatha Christie
D
Beatrix Potter
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5

Of the over 2,400 people killed in the 1953 North Sea Flood, in which country were most living?

A
England
B
The Netherlands
C
Scotland
D
Belgium
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6

Whose famous "Chinese Theatre" is at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood?

A
Ho's
B
Newman's
C
Grauman's
D
Mao's
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7

The bitter aromatic bark from the Angostura tree is most used as a remedy for what?

A
Head colds
B
Bilious diarrhoea, dysentery, constipation, fever, and dropsy
C
Difficulties in birth, or to procure an abortion
D
Stuttering
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