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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2018

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1

The fact that hot water freezes more quickly than cold water is known as what?

A
The China syndrome
B
The Mpemba effect
C
The Odessa file
D
Antiperistasis
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2

In 1960 an area which declared itself as the State, or Republic, of Katanga seceded from which country?

A
Republic of Angola
B
Democratic Republic of the Congo
C
Republic of Zambia
D
Republic of Congo-Léopoldville
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3

Which of these players was signed by the "LA Galaxy" in 2007?

A
Jonah Lomu
B
Babe Ruth
C
David Beckham
D
Venus Williams
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4

What is German for "ghost who makes a racket"?

A
Poltergeist
B
Casper
C
Doppelganger
D
Zeppelin
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5

Charlie Chaplin wore his tramp costume for the first time in 1914 in which film?

A
The Tramp
B
Tillies Punctured Romance
C
Making A Living
D
Kid Auto Races in Venice
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6

Which Beatle invested heavily in Handmade Films, the production company that made "Life Of Brian", "Monty Python In Search Of The Holy Grail" and "A Fish Called Wanda"?

A
John Lennon
B
George Harrison
C
Ringo Starr
D
Paul McCartney
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7

Burial mounds (kurgans) of the ancient people known as the Scythians have been excavated in what area?

A
Japan
B
Turkey
C
Kazakhstan
D
Cornwall
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