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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 May 2019

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1

What is the chemical symbol for Nickel?

A
Ne
B
Na
C
N
D
Ni
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2

What were first introduced in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in May 1, 1840, promoted by Rowland Hill?

A
Dog licences
B
Parking meters
C
Traffic lights
D
Postage stamps
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3

Of all of the capitals of sovereign countries that are closest to each other, which two are the furthest apart?

A
Washington DC, USA and Ottawa, Canada
B
Wellington, New Zealand and Canberra, Australia
C
London, UK, and Paris, France
D
Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden
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4

When did the powerful Kaanul dynasty (the Snake Kings) rule, the remains of whose monuments and inscriptions are now found in northern Guatemala, southern Mexico and elsewhere in the Yucatan Peninsula?

A
1st to 2nd millennium BCE
B
From the 6th to the 7th centuries CE
C
From the 8th to the 9th centuries CE
D
From the 15th to the 16th centuries CE
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5

In the film "Basic Instinct" (1992) Detective Nick Curran and Catherine Tramell were played by which actors?

A
Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone
B
Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman
C
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett
D
Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet
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6

The symbol of the Olympic Games is made up of 5 interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green, and what other colour?

A
Red
B
Orange
C
Indigo
D
Violet
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7

Which of these plays by Shakespeare was set in England?

A
Hamlet
B
Julius Caesar
C
Romeo and Juliet
D
The Merry Wives of Windsor
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