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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2019

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1

Which of these was a hit single for the Beach Boys in the 1960s?

A
Texas Boys
B
New York Dolls
C
California Girls
D
Kansas Cheerleaders
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2

Which video game, released in 2009, is based on a "summoner" and a "champion", and aims to destroy a "Nexus"?

A
Resident Evil 5
B
Call of Duty
C
League of Legends
D
Myst
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3

In 1960 an international agreement defined the metre in terms of the wavelength of the light from which gas, when burnt?

A
Oxygen
B
Argon
C
Krypton
D
Neon
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4

Which Greek dramatist, who lived from 485 to 406BC, wrote "Medea", "Orestes" and "Iphigenia in Tauris"?

A
Sophocles
B
Eumenides
C
Aeschylus
D
Euripides
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5

When was "The Great Fire of Rome" that spread quickly and burned for five and a half days

A
64AD
B
1666
C
55BC
D
1,000BC
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6

Which of these is the name for a small two-wheeled carriage, covered with a hood and pulled by one or two men, of Indian origin?

A
Sedan chair
B
Rickshaw
C
Buggy
D
Surrey
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7

The richly decorated and ornate multi-storey Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires, Argentina, opened in 1919 as a theatre, and was renovated and converted in 2000 to what?

A
Government department
B
Cinema
C
Opera house
D
Bookshop
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