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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 November 2018

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1

Which film musical ends with "Eliza? Where are my slippers?"

A
Mary Poppins
B
South Pacific
C
My Fair Lady
D
Gigi
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2

When was the first part of the erstwhile royal palace, the Louvre, opened in France as a public museum?

A
1900
B
1804
C
1800
D
1793
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3

Where does the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Grand Canal, the longest and oldest canal or artificial river in the world, flow from and to?

A
San Marco to Santa Lucia, Venice, Italy
B
Beijing to Hangzhou, China
C
The Grand Canal Dock at the River Liffey to Shannon Harbour on the River Shannon, Ireland
D
Taunton in Somerset to Tiverton in Devon, UK
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4

An oenophile is a lover of what?

A
Butterflies
B
Teddy bears
C
Wine
D
Whales
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5

Which father and son, 17th and 18th century composers, between them lived in Rome, Naples, Florence and Madrid and composed over 120 operas, 600 chamber cantatas, and 500 harpsichord sonatas?

A
Schumann
B
Scarlatti
C
Schubert
D
Bach
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6

The fruit of which plant, endemic to the island of Socotra, or Soqotra, between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is known to be used as a treatment for sores and wounds?

A
Succulent fig
B
Socotran pomegranate
C
Socotran Frankincense Tree
D
Cucumber Tree
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7

Mickey Hargitay, the second husband of leading blonde sex symbol of the 1950s Jayne Mansfield, was famous for winning what in 1955?

A
Mr. Universe
B
Boston Marathon
C
World Chess Championship
D
Oscar for Best Supporting Actor
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