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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 April 2009

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1

What team water sport involves two teams of six field players and one goalkeeper with a maximum of six substitutes?

A
Ice Hockey
B
Water polo
C
Field Hockey
D
Beach Volleyball
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2

Say that smoothly with thy beauty's silent music and "murmuring of innumerable bees" are examples of … what?

A
Alliteration
B
Assonance
C
Simile
D
Anagram
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3

The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, established in 1884, was formed by people from what religion?

A
Scientologists
B
Seventh Day Adventists
C
Jehovah's Witnesses
D
Society of Jesus
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4

Which winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy, a Tony and a Pulitzer, wrote musicals with Hart, Hammerstein and Sondheim?

A
Richard Rodgers
B
Marvin Hamlisch
C
Burt Bacharach
D
Jerome Kern
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5

From which play is the quotation "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players"?

A
Hamlet
B
As You Like It
C
Macbeth
D
Much Ado About Nothing
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6

What is an old abbreviation for Shropshire?

A
Staffs
B
Kenyon
C
Salop
D
Shrove
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7

What is the name for what is commonly known as aspirin?

A
Thalidomide
B
D N A
C
Nucleic analgaesic
D
Acetyl-salicylic acid
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