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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2020

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1

David Ben-Gurion became Prime Minister of the provisional government of which newly created country on 15 May 1948?

A
Burma
B
Pakistan
C
India
D
Israel
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2

What colour does the planet Neptune appear to be from space?

A
Green
B
Yellow
C
Blue
D
Red
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3

Which of these words is English slang for "ear"?

A
Chops
B
Lughole
C
Schnozzle
D
Bonce
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4

Where are most of the volcanoes in South America?

A
Along the west (Pacific) coast
B
In or close to Tierra del Fuego
C
In the northern countries
D
Along the equator
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5

A particular song was copyrighted in 1935 by the Summy Company, crediting authors Preston Ware Orem and Mrs. R.R. Forman. The company was purchased in 1990 by Warner Chappell for US$15 million, with the value of the song estimated at US$5 million. What is the song?

A
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
B
Happy Birthday to You
C
Auld Lang Syne
D
White Christmas
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6

What is the only country in the southern hemisphere to have won a gold medal in the Winter Olympics?

A
New Zealand
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
Chile
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7

This British actor is acclaimed for her role in the 1996 Mike Leigh film "Secrets & Lies" and as an eccentric, dour and insightful detective in a TV series (2011 onwards) in the Northumberland Broads. Who is she?

A
Phyllis Logan
B
Keeley Hawes
C
Brenda Blethyn
D
Imelda Staunton
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