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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 January 2021

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1

The 1997 film, "The Castle", portrays a household reacting to a developer's threat to acquire their property compulsorily in order to extend an airport. Where is it set?

A
Tokyo, Japan
B
Manchester, UK
C
Melbourne, Australia
D
Paris, France
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2

He was a 19th century European novelist also acclaimed as the greatest short story writer of his country. Who was he?

A
Somerset Maugham
B
Franz Kafka
C
Guy de Maupassant
D
Henry James
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3

What ancient civilization was centred in the north of ancient Canaan, with its heartland along the coastal regions of modern day Lebanon, Syria and Israel?

A
Phoenicia
B
Carthage
C
Troy
D
Athens
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4

What can be deduced from cosmogenic nuclides?

A
Possible catalysts in a chemical process
B
Structure of an atom's nucleus
C
Processes of deep sea volcanoes
D
Geological and astronomical processes
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5

Who has published "Olympic Review" and "Revue Olympique" since 1894, now an 84-page full-colour glossy magazine that is issued quarterly?

A
The International Olympic Committee
B
Marvel Comics
C
Demis Roussos
D
Sharon Tate
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6

What is the Hindu Kush?

A
Mountain range
B
Sacred religious site
C
Personification of nature
D
A holy man
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7

With what is Echelon, developed during the 1960s and formally established in 1971, associated?

A
Five Eyes
B
Stocking manufacture
C
Mossad
D
KGB
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