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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2009

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1

Cambodia is better known in Asia as, and its official name was changed in 1975 temporarily to, what?

A
Burkina Faso
B
Myanmar
C
Formosa
D
Kampuchea
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2

What is someone who makes or repairs stringed instruments called?

A
Wayborne
B
Vernier
C
Travattore
D
Luthier
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3

In the US election held on 7 November 2000, court cases over the results from which state delayed the announcement of results for over a month?

A
Florida
B
Louisiana
C
South Carolina
D
Oregon
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4

Who won three long distance races including the marathon at the Olympic Games held at Helsinki in 1952?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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5

Which character is the first to die in the British TV soap "Coronation Street" (in the seventh episode)?

A
Mary Hardman
B
Elsie Tanner
C
Ena Sharples
D
Minnie Caldwell
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6

Who was Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers during the occupation of Japan immediately following World War II?

A
Richard E Grant
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
Harry S Truman
D
Douglas MacArthur
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7

What is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% of the total protein content?

A
Collagen
B
Estrogen
C
Cold collation
D
Carthogen
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