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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 March 2009

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1

Which Beatle played "Youngman Grand" in "The Magic Christian" 1969, with Peter Sellers?

A
John Lennon
B
Ringo Starr
C
Paul McCartney
D
George Harrison
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2

What military rank and historical title for Hereditary Commanders of Armies in Japan ended when Tokugawa Yoshinobu relinquished the office in 1867?

A
Mikado
B
Tenno
C
Shōgun
D
Kotei
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3

Woody Guthrie, tired of radio overplaying Irving Berlin's "God Bless America", wrote a song in 1940 now known as … what?

A
This Land Is Your Land
B
Roll On Columbia
C
Pastures Of Plenty
D
Star Spangled Banner
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4

What is produced by the cortex of supra-renal glands that stimulates the autonomic nervous system?

A
Glycerine
B
Mescalin
C
Niacin
D
Adrenalin
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5

Which mountain range crosses North Africa for over 1500 miles from Cape Nun on the Atlantic Coast to Cape Bon on the Mediterranean?

A
Andes
B
Atlas
C
Alps
D
Carpathians
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6

Which is the participle in the sentence "he brought the required documents"?

A
He
B
Documents
C
Brought
D
Required
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7

Why did 66 nations, including the United States, Canada, West Germany and Japan, boycott the 1980 Olympic Games held in Moscow?

A
Cuban Missile Crisis
B
USSR's participation in the Afghan Civil War
C
USSR's refusal to remove the Berlin wall
D
USSR's bad behaviour at the UN General Assembly
Select from the options above.
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