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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 February 2009

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1

What is the scientific symbol for calcium?

A
Cl
B
C
C
Na
D
Ca
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2

Who is Yusuf Islam?

A
A cricketer who captained the Pakistan team from 1982 to 1992
B
An entertainer who had his first hit record in 1966
C
The head of the Hizbollah government
D
The first person to die in prison at Guantanamo Bay
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3

The capital of the U S A, Washington, DC, is bordered by Maryland and which other state?

A
Pennsylvania
B
Virginia
C
New York
D
Maine
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4

What is the only country not to identify itself on its postage stamps?

A
Tonga
B
United States Of America
C
United Kingdom
D
Switzerland
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5

In the long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games held at Mexico City, which American athlete set a world record that would stand for 23 years?

A
Bob Beamon
B
Klaus Beer
C
Ralph Boston
D
Bob Seagram
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6

Who was the English King at the Battle of Agincourt?

A
Henry IV
B
Henry V
C
Richard II
D
Richard III
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7

Which of the Marx Brothers appeared in their vaudeville act, but not in any of their films?

A
Zeppo
B
Harpo
C
Gummo
D
Chico
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