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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 February 2019

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1

What was the name of the first of the space shuttles that was used only for testing purposes?

A
Atlantis
B
Enterprise
C
Columbia
D
Discovery
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2

What group was Roger Bannister representing when he broke the 4 minute mile at 3 minutes 59.4 seconds on 6 May 1954?

A
Great Britain
B
Oxford University
C
England
D
Amateur Athletic Association
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3

After a plague in 1633, in which German town did the villagers vow to present a living representation of Christ's Passion every tenth year?

A
Bayreuth
B
Munich
C
Oberammergau
D
Wolfsburg
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4

By what name is Siddhartha Gautama better known?

A
Buddha
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Prince
D
Ravi Shankar
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5

Which river begins in the Rocky Mountains in south-west Colorado, crosses New Mexico and forms the border between Mexico and the USA before reaching the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Rio Grande
B
Talahassee
C
Mississippi
D
Hudson
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6

Which of these countries is associated with the bagpipes?

A
China
B
India
C
Scotland
D
Russia
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7

Which 1929 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock is considered to be the first all-talkie feature British film?

A
Vertigo
B
Blackmail
C
Strangers on a Train
D
Rebecca
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