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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 March 2019

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Which Greek philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great, wrote on many subjects including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theatre, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology, and died in Euboea of natural causes in 322 BC?

A
Aristotle
B
Hephaestion
C
Socrates
D
Plato
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2

At the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich, who won back to back gold medals in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, defeating American distance runner Steve Prefontaine in the former?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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3

What is petrology the study of?

A
Oil
B
Rolls
C
Plants
D
Rocks
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4

Which of these words best describes Monaco?

A
Republic
B
Kingdom
C
Principality
D
Dictatorship
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5

The single largest collection of whose works (181 paintings) is at the Barnes Foundation, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?

A
Henri Matisse
B
Paul Cézanne
C
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
D
Paul Gauguin
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6

The peaceful overthrow of the government in Czechoslovakia in 1989 was known as what?

A
The Velvet Revolution
B
The Day of the Daffodils
C
The Peaceful Uprising
D
Bloody Sunday
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7

Who "made some tarts, all on a summer's day"?

A
King of Spades
B
Queen of Hearts
C
Jack of Hearts
D
Princess Anne
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