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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 February 2009

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Who, in 1948 at London, equalled the record of winning 4 gold medals at one Olympics, set at the previous Games by Jesse Owens?

A
Stanislawa Walasiewicz
B
Audrey Williamson
C
Fanny Blankers-Koen
D
Shirley Strickland
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2

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier became better known as who?

A
Jacqueline Du Pré
B
Paris Hilton
C
Jacantha Beanstalk
D
Jackie Kennedy
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3

What event took place at Yasgur's farm, New York, on 15 to 18 August 1969?

A
Until then, the world's worst plane crash
B
New York World's Fair
C
First public demonstration of the M16 rifle
D
Woodstock Music and Art Fair
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4

What word best describes a triangle where all sides are different lengths?

A
Oblique
B
Equilateral
C
Scalene
D
Obtuse
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5

Before Ron Howard became a film director, and before he starred in "Happy Days", he appeared in a long-running US TV series set in Mayberry. What was the name of the show?

A
The Andy Griffith Show
B
The Andy Williams Show
C
The Andy Pandy Hour
D
Andrew and Fergie's Playtime
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6

In standard tuning for a 6 string guitar, two strings are tuned to the same note, two octaves apart. What is the note?

A
G
B
E
C
C
D
Eb
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7

France administers which of these Pacific territories?

A
Philippines
B
New Caledonia
C
Papua-New Guinea
D
Fiji
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