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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 September 2019

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1

Who is the only person to receive 2 Oscars for the same role?

A
Harold Russell
B
Clint Eastwood
C
Charlie Chaplin
D
Samuel Goldwyn
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2

What was believed to be a hemisphere above the ground, carrying the fixed stars and surrounding the seven spheres of the planets, through which the Sun and Moon moved in and out through a series of openings?

A
Heaven
B
Stratosphere
C
Firmament
D
Blue yonder
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3

Which of these structures is the most recent?

A
Salisbury Cathedral, England
B
Chartres Cathedral, France
C
Taj Mahal, India
D
Westminster Abbey, England
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4

What sort of animals were "Lady and The Tramp", the main roles in a Walt Disney cartoon released in 1955?

A
Deer
B
Chipmunks
C
Elephants
D
Dogs
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5

Why were the Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer in 1994 held only 2 years after the previous ones, at Albertsville?

A
The Lillehammer venues were to be torn down in 1995
B
Error by the International Olympic Commission
C
To change the timing, to alternate with the Summer Olympics
D
Impending war in the Middle East
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6

The International Pageant of Pulchritude, held from 1926 to 1932, was the forerunner of what modern event?

A
Glyndebourne Festival of Opera
B
The Paralympic Games
C
The New York Marathon
D
Miss Universe
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7

Both opposing generals, the British general Wolfe, and the French general Montcalm, were killed in a battle for which city in 1759?

A
Orleans
B
Quebec
C
Calais
D
Calcutta
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