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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 October 2019

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1

What was the profession of Hamlet in the play of the same name by William Shakespeare?

A
Gravedigger
B
Jester
C
Prince
D
Playwright
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2

What 1956 opera is based on a novella developed from a screenplay written by Georges Bernanos for a film of "Die Letzte am Schafott" (The Last on the Scaffold, or Song at the Scaffold)?

A
Dialogues des Carmélites
B
A Tale of Two Cities
C
Sweeney Todd
D
Dido and Aeneas
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3

The UK general election in May 2010 produced a hung parliament. When was the previous time that that happened?

A
December 1885
B
October 1964
C
February 1974
D
May 1929
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4

The Latin word from which the term "verb" is derived means what?

A
Describe
B
Action
C
Do
D
Word
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5

Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?

A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
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6

The global population of the Teviot flathead galaxias - the rarest New Zealand native freshwater fish and one of the rarest freshwater fish in the world - is found only in an area of less than a hectare where in New Zealand?

A
Central Otago
B
Lake Taupo
C
Stewart Island
D
North Nelson
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7

Where is Happy Valley racecourse?

A
Hong Kong, China
B
Sydney, Australia
C
Devon, England
D
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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