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A Challenging General Knowledge Trivia Quiz 2

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What title was held by Edward VIII after his abdication?

  • Duke of Buckingham
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Duke of Windsor
  • Duke of Balmoral

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In 1971, what was the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars?

  • USA's Apollo 13
  • USSR's Mars 2
  • The European Space Agency's SMART-1
  • USSR's Soyuz TMA-3

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What is the most abundant element in the universe?

  • Oxygen
  • Carbon
  • Hydrogen
  • Krypton

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Where was the most damage done by the Loma Prieta earthquake, that struck on 17 October 1989?

  • Naples, Italy
  • San Francisco Bay Area, California
  • Sarajevo,Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Managua, Nicaragua

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Who was the captain of "The Titanic" on its maiden voyage?

  • Edward Smith
  • Arthur Rostron
  • Daniel Dow
  • John Pritchard

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Which river forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia?

  • Limpopo
  • Nile
  • Congo
  • Zambezi

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Nitroglycerin is made by treating glycerin with nitric acid and … what?

  • Amorphous hydroxide
  • Lead
  • Citric acid
  • Sulphuric acid

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What light display in Antarctica is caused by atomic bombardment from the sun on the earth's magnetic field?

  • The Shiner
  • Aurora Australis
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Southern Cross

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What is the contraction of the German "Geheime Staatspolizei" used in English?

  • Gympie
  • Glitzy
  • Gestapo
  • Ghastly

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What is the name for the flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, from which Mahommedans date their era?

  • Ramadan
  • Muharram
  • Hejira
  • Sha'Ban

 

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