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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 January 2009

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1

Who was nominated for an Academy Award for his animated film “Shrek”?

A
Andy Anderson
B
Adam Anderson
C
Adam Andrews
D
Andrew Adamson
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2

What fraction, having 10 or a multiple thereof as the denominator, is represented by a full stop?

A
Proportional distribution
B
Vulgar fraction
C
Calculus
D
Decimal
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3

What is a doppelgänger?

A
A lookalike
B
A noisy party
C
A German railway worker
D
A group of motorcyclists
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4

What was the name of the computer in Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”?

A
Wang
B
Fuji
C
Dave
D
HAL
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5

In which Australian city can be found the suburbs of Indooroopilly, Jamboree Heights, Jindalee and Kangaroo Point?

A
Adelaide
B
Melbourne
C
Perth
D
Brisbane
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6

The phrase "beyond the pale" refers to the history of which country?

A
Ireland
B
India
C
Wales
D
South Africa
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7

What is the baseball term coined by Henry Chadwick to collectively call the pitcher and the catcher?

A
The battery
B
Primary field
C
Home platers
D
Henry fielders
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