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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 January 2020

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Court Philippe Chatrier, which has stands named after Jacques "Toto" Brugnon, Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet, and René Lacoste, is the main court of an international tennis venue in which city?

A
Monte Carlo
B
Paris
C
Quebec
D
Brussels
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2

Which film was banned for 8 years in the Republic of Ireland and for a year in Norway, and was marketed in Sweden as '"The film so funny that it was banned in Norway"?

A
Lethal Weapon
B
Monty Python's Life of Brian
C
Flying High
D
Love, Actually
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3

The Pan-American Highway, a network of roads nearly 48,000 km (29,800 miles) long links the mainland nations of the Americas in a connected highway system, except for an 87 km (54 mile) stretch called what?

A
Baja Trench
B
Patagonian Canal Region
C
Darién Gap
D
Brazilian Rain Forest
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4

Which country set up the "Committee on Public Information" from April 1917 to June 1919 to run a propaganda campaign using newsprint, posters, radio, telegraph, cable and movies to broadcast its message, including fabrications (e.g. images of enemy soldiers killing babies and hoisting them on bayonets), and told citizens to seek out spies, which led to the creation of "patriotic organizations," which spied, tapped telephones, and opened mail in an effort to ferret out "spies and traitors" (i.e. anyone who called for peace, questioned the war's progress, or criticized government policies)?

A
Great Britain
B
Germany
C
USA
D
France
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5

What is the only breed of dog to be named after a character in fiction?

A
Tenterfield Terrier
B
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier
C
Basenji
D
Bedlington Terrier
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6

What originated as a French folk dance, notated in 4/4 or 2/2 time at moderate tempo, with a distinctive rhythmic feature, as phrases begin in the middle of the bar (on the third quarter note), creating a half-measure upbeat?

A
Camelot
B
Garrotte
C
Guillemot
D
Gavotte
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7

Which singer made the news in September 2009 when Muslim groups protested that her first concert in Malaysia should be cancelled for a second time?

A
Beyoncé
B
Madonna
C
Shakira
D
Enya
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