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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 February 2009

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In Greek mythology, a female hybrid monster with the front of a lion, the middle of a goat and the rear of a dragon is called a …?

A
Chimaera
B
Satyr
C
Anemone
D
Minotaur
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2

Titan is a moon of which planet?

A
Mars
B
Uranus
C
Saturn
D
Venus
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3

Which of these teams do not compete in North America's National Hockey League?

A
St Louis Cardinals
B
Columbus Blue Jackets
C
Winnipeg Jets (formerly Atlanta Thrashers)
D
Nashville Predators
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4

What 2003 mystery-detective novel by Dan Brown has been denounced as an attack on the Catholic Church and criticised for historical and scientific inaccuracy?

A
Death In Venice
B
The Passion of Christ
C
12 Stations from King's Cross
D
The Da Vinci Code
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5

Which of these structures is the oldest?

A
UN Building, New York, U S A
B
Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia
C
Empire State Building, New York, U S A
D
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
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6

The Roman Coliseum was built under the direction of which Emperor?

A
Nero
B
Vespasian
C
Julius Caesar
D
Trajan
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7

In which year did George Bush succeed Ronald Reagan as US President, the US ratified the Berne convention on copyright, Time Inc and Warner Communications merged to form Time-Warner, and the Exxon Valdez spilled oil in Alaska?

A
1989
B
1991
C
1987
D
1985
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