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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2009

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Which Greek philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great, wrote on many subjects including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theatre, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology, and died in Euboea of natural causes in 322 BC?

A
Aristotle
B
Hephaestion
C
Socrates
D
Plato
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2

He clasps the crag with crooked claws is an example of what?

A
Anagram
B
Hyperbole
C
Litotes
D
Alliteration
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3

What 3-D puzzle was invented in 1974 by a Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture?

A
Kerplunk
B
Pick Up Sticks
C
Jenga
D
Rubik's Cube
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4

Which of these has the smallest area?

A
Estonia
B
Luxembourg
C
Cyprus
D
Isle of Man
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5

Which country became a self-governing state within the British Empire in 1959, declared independence from Britain, joining the Federation of Malaysia in 1963, and left the federation on 9 August 1965?

A
Sarawak
B
Sabah
C
Singapore
D
Malaya
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6

What is the next number in the series 1, 16, 81, 256, 625?

A
4096
B
2401
C
1296
D
1269
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7

By what name is Reg Dwight better known?

A
Sting
B
Elton John
C
Bono
D
Prince
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