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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 March 2009

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Which city was settled by the French in 1718, ceded to Spain in 1763, fell to France in 1800, and was bought by the USA in 1803?

A
Tallahassee
B
Quebec
C
New Orleans
D
Fort Saint Louis
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2

When bidding in Auction Bridge, what suit has the highest value below "No trumps"?

A
Diamonds
B
Hearts
C
Spades
D
Clubs
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3

In the nursery rhyme, who could eat no fat, and whose wife could eat no lean?

A
The Duke of Gloucester
B
Jack Sprat
C
The Grand Old Duke of York
D
Jack Horner
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4

Which dancer had success on stage with his sister Adele before achieving fame in films with Ginger Rogers?

A
Bing Crosby
B
Fred Astaire
C
Gene Kelly
D
Dean Martin
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5

What is next in the series: Katherine, Anne, Jane, Anne, Catherine?

A
Anne
B
Catherine
C
Jane
D
Mary
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6

The publication of which book by Salman Rushdie led to threats on his life by Ayatollah Khomeini?

A
Midnight's Children
B
The Satanic Verses
C
Shame
D
The Jaguar Smile
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7

Over 99.9% of an atom's mass is concentrated in what part of the atom?

A
Nucleus
B
Periphery
C
Cranium
D
Orbitals
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