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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 December 2021

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Which film tied with "All About Eve" (released in 1950) for the most Oscar nominations (14), and won 11 including Best Picture and Best Director, thereby tying with "Ben-Hur" (1959) for the most Oscars won by a single film?

A
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
B
E.T. the Extra Terrestrial
C
Titanic
D
The Lion King
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2

Claimed by Spain in 1606, notionally Dutch in 1660, halved between the Dutch and Great Britain in 1824 (who divided their part with Germany in 1884), the Dutch half taken by Indonesia in 1962, following which that half has been in almost continuous upheaval, what name did Indonesia give their part in 1973?

A
Sorong
B
Papua
C
Tidore
D
Irian Jaya
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3

In 2015 Lacy Thibodeaux-Fields brought a lawsuit against the NFL, which sparked a wave of lawsuits alleging wage theft, unsafe working conditions, gender discrimination and harassment. What was the occupation of Thibodeaux-Fields and the other people suing?

A
Video coordinators
B
Scouts
C
Cheerleaders
D
Human resources
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4

The Dutch-based Stellantis N.V., formed in 2021, is a 50:50 merger between two internationally recognised manufacturing conglomerates from which countries and in what field?

A
Italy and France, automobiles
B
UK and Germany, medicine
C
Hungary and Nigeria, fashion
D
USA and Russia, energy
Select from the options above.
5

What is a medical term referring to the presence of pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning?

A
Tetanus
B
Septicemia
C
Hypertension
D
Bursitis
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6

What is Hilary Clinton's maiden name?

A
Rodham
B
Bouvier
C
Roosevelt
D
Kennedy
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7

La Plata is the capital city of which province of Argentina?

A
La Rioja
B
Córdoba
C
Buenos Aires
D
Formosa
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