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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 January 2009

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1

In Greek legend, Ulysses sailed safely between … what?

A
Hell and high water
B
Scylla and Charybdis
C
The Captain and Tenile
D
A rock and a hard place
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2

Which sporting event has a trophy known as the Claret Jug?

A
The British Rugby League National Championship
B
The World Ocean Yacht Racing Championship
C
The Formula One Constructors' Championship
D
The British Golf Open
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3

How many claws does a cat have?

A
16
B
20
C
18
D
22
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4

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Estonia
B
Burma (Myanmar)
C
Iran
D
Hungary
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5

In railway construction, what is the track width known as "standard gauge"?

A
2 foot
B
7 foot
C
3 foot 6 inches
D
4 foot 8 1/2 inches
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6

Which British band, a four-piece when it formed in the early 1960's, is still touring although only the singer and guitarist/composer, are still alive?

A
The Hollies
B
The Rolling Stones
C
The Who
D
Herman's Hermits
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7

Which German-born political scientist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the Richard Nixon administration?

A
Henry Kissinger
B
Condoleezza Rice
C
Hillary Rodham Clinton
D
Colin Powell
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