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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2019

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1

Which city held the 2012 Summer Olympics, making it the first city to host the Games three times?

A
Los Angeles
B
London
C
Paris
D
Helsinki
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2

What is the third planet from the sun?

A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Earth
D
Neptune
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3

Who is the eponymous lead character in a British mystery series starring Alan Davies as an eccentric magician's assistant who also solves seemingly supernatural mysteries through his talent for logical deduction and knowledge of illusionism?

A
Billy Ocean
B
Joan Rivers
C
Jonathan Creek
D
Hoover Dam
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4

The Manchu dynasty ceased to rule China in what year?

A
1949
B
1912
C
1410
D
1650
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5

In the original meaning of "decimate", who is killed?

A
Every tenth person
B
All but a tenth of the people
C
All of the people
D
Most of the people
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6

Which movie star was found dead at her home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California on 5 August 1962?

A
Susan Hampshire
B
Elizabeth Taylor
C
Marilyn Monroe
D
Natalie Wood
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7

Which of these has the smallest area?

A
Malta
B
Liechtenstein
C
San Marino
D
Andorra
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