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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 April 2019

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1

What is the largest dam in the USA, by measure of hydroelectric power capacity?

A
Cromwell
B
Aswan
C
Hoover
D
Grand Coulee
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2

The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, formed in 1967 and joining the United Nations in 1974 as one its specialised agencies, includes what among its aims?

A
To ensure funding for the UN
B
To foster development of other international organisations
C
To ensure administrative cooperation
D
To discourage bribery
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3

What does an anemometer measure?

A
The strength of an opposing army
B
Sea creatures tentacles
C
Petal sizes of certain perennial flowers
D
Wind velocity
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4

In chess, castling involves the rook and which other piece?

A
Knight
B
Queen
C
King
D
Bishop
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5

Who created the characters of Tom Wingfield, Blanche Dubois, Big Daddy Pollitt and T Lawrence Shannon?

A
Arthur Miller
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Edward Albee
D
Sam Shepard
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6

Which 2001 musical film based on the Orphean myth and on Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" stars Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman?

A
New York, New York
B
Chicago
C
Moulin Rouge!
D
Sunday in the Park with George
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7

What was the name of the group that invaded the Olympic village at Munich in 1972, killing 2 Israelis and holding 9 others hostage, resulting in a firefight killing 15 people, including all the athletes and 5 terrorists?

A
Black September
B
Baader-Meinhof Group
C
The Manson Family
D
National Liberation Front
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