General Knowledge Quiz (Round 115)

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Which Commonwealth nation was granted full independence from Britain in March 1986
Commonwealth of Australia

 

Which river is considered holy by Hindu's?
Ganges

 

The American heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped by which group in 1974?
Simbionese Liberation Army

 

In 1956 Tunisia gained independence from which country?
France

 

The RMS Titanic was built by which company?
Harland & Wolff

 

In 1999, Bhutan, the only country in the world to prohibit this, finally succumbed and allowed what into it's country?
Television

 

The longest cave system in the UK is the Three Counties System in the Yorkshire Dales with passageways that extend a) 23.9mls b) 53.9mls c) 83.9mls
b) 53.9mls

 

The Montgolfier brothers, in 1783, publicly demonstrated their what?
Montgolfière (hot air balloon)

 

Which prize was first awarded in 1917, one of the first recipients being Herbert B. Swope for journalism?
Pulitzer Prize

 

Whose 'Plan' was enacted in which the United States gave over $12 billion to aid Western Europe after WWII?
Marshall (Plan)