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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 August 2018

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1

About how often does our solar system orbit around the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way?

A
5 million years
B
1 year
C
2 million years
D
250 million years
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2

Which island was a major exporter of phosphate from 1907 until deposits ran out in the 1980s, and had the highest per-capita income of any sovereign state in the world during the late 1960s and early 1970s?

A
Fiji
B
Nauru
C
New Caledonia
D
Western Samoa
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3

Which music was acknowledged as influencing the UEFA Champions League Anthem adopted in 1992?

A
"Let the Bright Seraphim" by George Handel
B
"My Heart is Inditing" by George Handel
C
"Zadok the Priest" by George Handel
D
"Exsultate, jubilate" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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4

Which actor was married to actress Joan Plowright?

A
Alec Guinness
B
Laurence Olivier
C
John Mills
D
Brad Pitt
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5

Which of these can mean a list of options for a computer program?

A
Manifest
B
Index
C
Agenda
D
Menu
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6

What did the non-violent resistance group known as White Rose target?

A
General Francisco Franco
B
The Russian Bolsheviks
C
Benito Mussolini
D
The Nazi regime
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7

A book by D H Lawrence that caused controversy in the 1960s is "Lady Chatterley's ..." what?

A
Flatulence
B
Bicycle
C
Lingerie
D
Lover
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