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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 June 2019

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1

In Greek mythology, who was the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Queen Aerope, murdered by his wife Clytemnestra on his return home from the Trojan War?

A
Agamemnon
B
Menelaus
C
Orestes
D
Achilles
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2

In December 2010, Continental Airlines was found criminally responsible for which airline disaster by a Parisian court and was fined €200,000 and ordered to pay Air France €1 million, while Continental mechanic John Taylor was given a 15-month suspended sentence?

A
Airbus A330-200, Flight 447, 1 June 2009
B
Cityline Bombardier DHC-8, Flight 5634, 6 January 1993
C
Airbus A330-300, test flight, 30 June 1994
D
Concorde, Flight 4590, 25 July 2000
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3

What is a link between the films "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968), "The Way We Were" (1973), "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" (1982), "Yentl" (1983) and the television series "The Sandy Duncan Show" (1972)?

A
Director Norman Jewison
B
Composer and pianist Michel Le Grand
C
Singer, director and actor Barbra Streisand
D
Lyricists and songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman
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4

In what is snake and or bee venom discussed as a treatment?

A
Some forms of cancer
B
Aneurisms
C
Diphtheria
D
Tuberculosis
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5

Where is the world's most populous metropolitan area?

A
Shanghai
B
Tokyo
C
Singapore
D
Kuala Lumpur
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6

Each team in the Oxford and Cambridge race which takes place near to each Easter on the River Thames is required to have what?

A
Pippin
B
Orange
C
Cox
D
Box
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7

What is a linctus?

A
Halting speech
B
An alpine rodent
C
A medicinal syrup
D
A spasm
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