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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 March 2019

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1

The term "coalition of the willing", to describe military and / or humanitarian interventions for which the UN Security Council cannot agree to mount a full UN peacekeeping operation, was not applied to which of these?

A
The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003
B
The Australian-led INTERFET operation in East Timor
C
The Korean War
D
Possible operations against North Korea during the 1994 stand-off over nuclear weapons
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2

Which of these is the surname of two American brothers who were pioneer aviators?

A
Gallagher
B
Fiennes
C
Wright
D
Chemical
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3

Which lake in Canada has the same name as a constellation?

A
Horsehead
B
Orion
C
Pisces
D
Great Bear
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4

Which French artist joined a Post-Impressionist group, started the Synthetist movement and worked in Tahiti from 1891 to 1893, and 1895 to 1901?

A
Louis Anquetin
B
Émile Bernard
C
Paul Gauguin
D
Cuno Amiet
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5

What does the Gaelic phrase "Sinn Fein" mean?

A
Brits Out
B
Home rule
C
Ourselves alone
D
Kill foreigners
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6

What was the name of Sir Fred Hoyle’s theory, an alternative to the Big Bang, that said that there was continuous creation of matter between galaxies, so that as galaxies get further apart, new ones develop between them?

A
Little bang
B
Steady state
C
Whimper
D
River
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7

Who won the FIFA World Cup for Association Football in Germany in 2006?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Germany
D
Portugal
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