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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 March 2019

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1

What is the name for the point in the lunar orbit when the moon is nearest to the earth?

A
Golligee
B
Apogee
C
Negligee
D
Perigee
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2

Which river flows from north to south through eastern New York State, USA, and forms the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Hudson
B
Delaware
C
Merrimack
D
Colorado
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3

The samba originated in which country?

A
Mexico
B
Brazil
C
Argentina
D
Spain
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4

Which German-born chemist split the uranium atom in 1939 and won the Nobel prize in 1944?

A
Otto Hahn
B
Ernest Rutherford
C
Pierre Curie
D
Frederick Nietzsche
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5

Which character in European folklore murdered his wives?

A
Brownbeard
B
Redbeard
C
Blackbeard
D
Bluebeard
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6

With what sport is Frank Bruno associated?

A
Boxing
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Gymnastics
D
High jump
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7

Who was the original instigator and eventual executive producer of "The Last Samurai" (2003)?

A
Edward Zwick
B
Peter Weir
C
Tom Cruise
D
Vincent Ward
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