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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 March 2009

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1

Why are Angel Falls, Venezuela, so called?

A
They are extremely high
B
They were discovered by James Angel
C
People have jumped to their death there
D
They are pretty, and suitable as a home for angels
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2

Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark is commonly called "the queen" in Danish, which is... ?

A
Dronningen
B
Statsr├ądet
C
Sundhedsbidrag
D
Folketing
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3

Where have the World Snooker Championships been held since 1977?

A
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK
B
Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London
C
Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
D
Alexandra Palace, London
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4

Who was killed by their own Sikh bodyguards in 1984?

A
Indira Gandhi
B
Sanjeev Nanda
C
Rajiv Gandhi
D
Harmandir Singh
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5

Which large, non-venomous snake found in South America and on Trinidad grows to around 23 feet (7.0 m) long, and is olive green with black blotches with orange-yellow striping on either side of the head?

A
Sidewinder
B
Mamba
C
Anaconda
D
Cobra
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6

What is the word for the minimum number of people necessary to formally constitute a meeting?

A
Kangaroo Court
B
Quorum
C
Agendum
D
Quern
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7

Which 1967 film ended with the deaths of the characters played by Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty?

A
Bonnie and Clyde
B
Thelma and Louise
C
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
D
Funny Girl
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