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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2009

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Time On Our Hands, which held the record for the highest UK audience for a sitcom episode from 1996 for over ten years, is from which TV series?

A
Only Fools and Horses
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
The Good Life
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2

Which light-heavyweight boxer won a gold medal when he competed at an Olympic Games for the first time in 1960 at Rome?

A
Cassius Clay
B
Kent Green
C
Joe Frazier
D
Anthony Madigan
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3

Which of these colours does not appear on a purple finch?

A
Purple
B
Brown
C
White
D
Red
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4

Normally, a string quintet contains how many violins?

A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
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5

Which Irish step dancer, flautist and choreographer, born 16 July 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, became internationally known through the musical "Riverdance"?

A
Michael Flatley
B
Patrick Fugit
C
Jim Thorpe
D
Michael Londra
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6

What phrase used by the US during the Cold War to justify American intervention around the world, suggested that if any country came under the influence of communism, the surrounding countries would follow?

A
Cold War
B
Good Neighbours
C
Domino Theory
D
The Grand Design
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7

The Australian city of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is on which river?

A
Derwent
B
Yarra
C
Torrens
D
Swan
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