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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2019

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1

Who wrote "Other people see things and say: why? - but I dream things that never were and say: why not?"

A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Robert Kennedy
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Noel Coward
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2

In what style of painting is small distinct dots of colour used to create the impression of a wide selection of other colors and blending, making use of the phenomenon of depicted imagery emerging from disparate points?

A
Abstract expressionism
B
Still life
C
Landscape
D
Pointillism
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3

What nationality is sailor Russell Coutts, MBE, winner of numerous international match races, World Championships victories and America's Cups?

A
Australian
B
New Zealander
C
American
D
British
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4

How many hours are there in a week?

A
60
B
3,600
C
24
D
168
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5

What name was applied to lightly-armed Russian horsemen?

A
Hussars
B
Proletariat
C
Secret police
D
Cossacks
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6

What was the last dynasty of emperors in China, on the throne when China became a republic in 1912?

A
Ming
B
Quing
C
Yuan
D
Song
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7

What is the greatest distance between the capitals of two sovereign countries that share a border?

A
Beijing, People's Republic of China and Hanoi, Vietnam
B
Paris, France, and Madrid, Spain
C
Pyongyang, North Korea and Moscow, Russia
D
Buenos Aires, Argentina and Brasília, Brazil
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