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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 February 2009

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1

What was invented by Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?

A
Dynamite
B
Gunpowder
C
Electric light
D
Foot bath
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2

What Indian people drove out the Toltecs and were conquered by Spain in the 16th century?

A
Ghurkas
B
Incas
C
Tamils
D
Aztecs
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3

What is the name for a nutritional disease caused by a lack of vitamin c?

A
Scabies
B
Scurvy
C
Piles
D
Shingles
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4

In which country is the town of Passchendaele?

A
Germany
B
France
C
Denmark
D
Belgium
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5

What were the Penny Black and the Two Pence Blue that first went on sale in England in May 1840?

A
Dogs
B
Parrots
C
Paintings
D
Postage stamps
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6

Which of these is not a book by Jane Austen?

A
Emma
B
Gosford Park
C
Northanger Abbey
D
Persuasion
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7

Which of these requires the largest area?

A
Basketball court
B
Squash court
C
Tennis court
D
Netball court
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