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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 March 2009

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1

What is the most abundant element in the universe?

A
Krypton
B
Oxygen
C
Carbon
D
Hydrogen
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2

Who was born in Cowley, Oxfordshire, and in Oxford built and sold bicycles, motorcycles and, in 1912, his first car, the Morris Oxford?

A
Sir Herbert Austin
B
Johnny Morris
C
Lord Nuffield
D
Cardinal Wolsely
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3

New York city consists of the boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, and which other?

A
Jersey
B
Queens
C
New Amsterdam
D
Hampton
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4

Which building on the Île de la Cité in Paris took 300 years to build from 1163, and was one of the first to have flying buttresses?

A
Bastille
B
Notre Dame
C
Palace of Versailles
D
La Sorbonne
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5

In Scandinavian mythology, what was the home of the Gods, approached by a bridge (Bifrost), that contained a great hall and Valhalla?

A
Utopia
B
Avalon
C
Nirvana
D
Asgard
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6

From her first US film musical "Down Argentina Way" (1940), who became famous for extravagant hats, jewellery and dresses?

A
Trevor Rupe
B
Carmen Miranda
C
Ginger Rogers
D
Almirante
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7

The official basketball size for men’s basketball is 29.5 inches in circumference (size 7) and what weight in ounces?

A
18
B
20
C
22
D
24
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