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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 March 2009

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Which US horse race for three year-old thoroughbred horses is held on the first Saturday in May, over one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs?

A
Preakness Stakes
B
Alabama Stakes
C
The Kentucky Derby
D
Belmont Stakes
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2

What is the Russian rocket launch and development site in the Astrakhan Oblast, between Volgograd and Astrakhan, established in 1946?

A
Kapustin Yar
B
Rasputin Car
C
Kalingrad
D
Yekaterinburg
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3

Nelson beat Napoleon's fleet, which lost 13 of 17 ships, in which battle in Aboukir Bay on 1 August 1793?

A
Battle of El Alamein
B
Battle of Trafalgar
C
Battle of the Nile
D
Battle of Lissa
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4

Which former General and President of South Vietnam resigned and left for Taiwan 9 days before South Vietnam unconditionally surrendered on 30 April, 1975, handing power to his Vice President?

A
Ho Chi Minh
B
Trần Văn Hương
C
Nguyễn Văn Thiệu
D
Nguyễn Dinh Thuan
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5

What is the lowest number that is both the square of one integer and the cube of another?

A
1
B
729
C
64
D
4096
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6

Which manufacturer of pens was established in 1884 in New York City, USA?

A
Osmiroid
B
Waterman
C
Parker
D
Pelikan
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7

Which impresario, music manager and record producer has been involved with The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Graham Gouldman, Godley and Creme, (later 10cc), Soft Machine, and Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity?

A
Andrew Loog Oldham
B
Giorgio Gomelsky
C
Brian Epstein
D
Shel Talmy
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