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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2009

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1

Which architect died after being hit by a tram in the streets of Barcelona?

A
Lluis Domènech i Montaner
B
Antoni Gaudi
C
Antonio Palacios
D
Secundino Zuazo
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2

What is the common name for decompression sickness?

A
Tennis elbow
B
Cold turkey
C
Asthma
D
Bends
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3

What mountain system in the USA stretches over 1500 miles south to Alabama, through which pass the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys?

A
Adirondacks
B
Appalachians
C
Rockies
D
Sierra Nevada
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4

What flower is the English rugby team emblem?

A
Rose
B
Lily
C
Nasturtium
D
Thistle
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5

What US TV sitcom that ran for 7 years to 19 March 1977 was the first to have an independent career woman, Mary Richards, as the central character?

A
The Loretta Young Show
B
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
C
The Twilight Zone
D
Take Three Girls
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6

In England, what form of punishment was abolished by the Criminal Justice Act of 1948?

A
Execution by firing squad
B
Hanging
C
Hard labour
D
Beheading
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7

What phrase can be applied to a conclusion that is incorrectly drawn or does not follow from the premises?

A
Cave canem
B
Ad hominem
C
Non sequitur
D
Caveat emptor
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