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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2019

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1

Which 1987 film set during the Vietnam War was based on the career of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio Service who was popular with the troops but infuriated his superiors?

A
Good Morning, Vietnam
B
Play Misty For Me
C
Extended Play
D
Desert Island Discs
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2

According to The Bible, who was the older brother of Moses, who set up a golden calf on Mt Sinai for people to worship?

A
Aaron
B
Seth
C
Noah
D
Jacob
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3

What is prussic acid, found in bitter almonds and laurel leaves, also known as?

A
Niacic acid
B
Acetic acid
C
Hydrocyanic acid
D
Nitrous acid
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4

Which English writer published, starting in 1820, an enduringly popular series of essays in "The London Magazine" which was eventually published as "The Essays of Elia" and "The Last Essays of Elia"?

A
Thomas de Quincey
B
Charles Lamb
C
Percy Bysshe Shelley
D
Mary Wollstonecraft
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5

What tennis tournament, first played in 1877, is the oldest in the world?

A
U.S. Open
B
French Open
C
Wimbledon
D
Australian Open
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6

What is the name of the mountain range that runs for 870 miles for the full length of Italy?

A
Ambergris
B
Appetites
C
Apertures
D
Apennines
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7

Which strict Protestant sect preaches the imminent return of Christ to Earth

A
Seventh-day Adventist World Church
B
Christian Science
C
Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints
D
Exclusive Brethren
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