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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 April 2009

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Why were the fossilised remains of an extinct race, discovered in 1856, called "Neanderthal man"?

A
They were named after a cat that frequently visited the dig
B
They were found by Heinrich Neandertàl
C
Carbon dating proved they came from the Neanderthal period
D
They were found in the Neander Valley
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2

Which of these cities is the furthest West in Europe?

A
Lisbon
B
London
C
Lourdes
D
Limoges
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3

According to the Bible, which one of Eve's sons killed his brother?

A
Seth
B
Abel
C
Adam
D
Cain
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4

The aim of which board game, which is based on one created in India around 500 BC, is to move pawns from the "nest" to "home"?

A
Snakes and Ladders
B
Ludo
C
Parcheesi
D
Draughts
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5

What type of instrument can be played "pizzicato"?

A
Woodwind
B
Reed
C
Brass
D
String
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6

Who became King of Belgium on 9 August 1993?

A
King Juan Carlos I
B
King Harald V
C
King Carl XVI Gustaf
D
King Albert II
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7

Who backed Jimi Hendrix in The Jimi Hendrix Experience as bassist and drummer?

A
Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell
B
Roger Glover and Ian Paice
C
Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts
D
Pete Quaife and Mick Avory
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