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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 January 2009

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1

Which of these words best describes the subject of the study of Pomology?

A
Englishmen
B
Apples
C
Fruit
D
Small drums
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2

Who organised a congress in Paris, on June 23, 1894 to establish the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and choose the host city for the 1896 Olympic Games?

A
Baron de Coubertin
B
Spiridon Louis
C
Carl Schuhmann
D
Juan Antonio Samaranch
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3

A type of temporary bridge, invented during World War II, was designed by Sir Donald ..

A
Bailey
B
Suspension
C
Brooklyn
D
Girder
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4

What is the maximum number of players that can be on a polo field at any one time during a game?

A
10
B
4
C
6
D
8
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5

After the Rolling Stones released their first LP, who was the first person to leave the band?

A
Brian Jones
B
Mick Taylor
C
Bill Wyman
D
Bobby Keys
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6

Which king of Egypt abdicated in favour of his infant son in July 1952?

A
Faisal
B
Faud II
C
Farouk
D
Falange
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7

Tonga is a … ?

A
Dictatorship
B
Principality
C
Republic
D
Kingdom
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