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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 April 2009

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What mythical medicine, believed to have mystical healing properties, was made from the horn of the unicorn?

A
Unimed
B
Alicorn
C
Equinox
D
Placebo
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2

Five spice powder is commonly used in which ethnic cuisine?

A
Chinese
B
Japanese
C
Indonesian
D
Indian
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3

How many wooden blocks are used in the standard game of Jenga?

A
35
B
20
C
15
D
54
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4

Who wrote "Badjelly The Witch", "A Little Pot Boiler" and "Small Dreams Of A Scorpion"?

A
Ben Elton
B
A A Milne
C
Lewis Carroll
D
Spike Milligan
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5

Greenland and the Faroe Islands are within the realm of which European nation?

A
Norway
B
Sweden
C
Denmark
D
Finland
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6

Which drummer for the 1960s rock band “Holy Modal Rounders” (featured in the movie "Easy Rider") received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play, “Buried Child”?

A
David Mamet
B
Sam Shepard
C
Tom Stoppard
D
Tony Kushner
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7

The anniversary that commemorates Captain Arthur Phillip founding the British Colony of Australia in 1788, is celebrated on which day every year?

A
16 June
B
26 June
C
16 January
D
26 January
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