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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2019

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1

On 14 November 1910, Eugene Burton Ely was the first to do what in an aeroplane?

A
Take off from a ship
B
Fly upside down
C
Land on a wet concrete runway
D
Fly over 1,000 miles
Select from the options above.
2

Burning methane in the presence of oxygen produces water and what gas?

A
Carbon dioxide
B
Krypton
C
Argon
D
Xenon
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3

What do the JuJuy, San Juan, Mendoza and Rio Negro areas in Argentina share in common?

A
They are coastal sugar-producing regions
B
They are wine producing regions
C
They are subject to prolonged and frequent drought
D
They surround the wetlands of the Pantanal
Select from the options above.
4

The word "vaccinate" is based on a word meaning what?

A
Thorn
B
Cow
C
Cure
D
Pus
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5

In 1896 the final collaboration by W.S.Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan was staged at the Savoy theatre, London, UK. What was it called?

A
The Gondoliers
B
Utopia Limited
C
The Grand Duke; or, The Statutory Duel
D
The Fortune Hunter
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6

Who provided the voice of "Charlotte" in the 2007 film "Charlotte's Web"?

A
Meg Ryan
B
Kim Basinger
C
Kate Winslet
D
Julia Roberts
Select from the options above.
7

The Chicago documentary "Hoop Dreams" (1994) follows two inner-city black children at school on scholarships related to what sport?

A
Football
B
Baseball
C
Basketball
D
Frisbee
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