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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 January 2009

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1

In 1956, British and French forces invaded a country in North Africa due to a dispute over which engineering work?

A
Ethiopian oil refinery complez
B
Aswan Dam
C
Sphinx
D
Suez Canal
Select from the options above.
2

In which 1988 Academy Award-winning film did Dustin Hoffman play a character with special mental powers called Raymond Babbitt?

A
Sleet Man
B
Snow Man
C
Shower Man
D
Rain Man
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3

Which of these has the lowest population destiny?

A
Lithuania
B
Sweden
C
Estonia
D
Norway
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4

Who won the Formula One Championship in 2008?

A
David Coulthard
B
Felipe Massa
C
Luca di Montezemolo
D
Lewis Hamilton
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5

What was the name of the IBM computer that defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997?

A
Deep Blue
B
Big Brain
C
Big Blue
D
Deep Throat
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6

The film actor Julia Elizabeth Wells is better known by what name?

A
Julie Andrews
B
Julia Roberts
C
Julie Christie
D
Jools Holland
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7

What is the world's only alpine parrot?

A
Cockatoo
B
Kea
C
Danish Blue
D
Polly
Select from the options above.
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