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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2009

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1

Who was the Greek goddess of victory daughter of Pallas represented as a winged figure wreathed or palm bearing sometimes guiding victors' horses?

A
Adidas
B
Nike
C
Diana
D
Venus
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2

What is the name of the geochemical component that has no known terrestrial counterpart which was discovered in The Genesis Rock retrieved during the Apollo 15 mission?

A
KRAWL
B
Kryptonite
C
KREEP
D
Lunar magma
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3

In English Law, what is the name for a person other than a guardian who appears in court on behalf of someone who is unable to do so (e.g. a minor, or insane)?

A
Attorney
B
Next Friend
C
Pleader
D
Vassal
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4

Which Delta blues musician, according to legend, met the Devil at a crossroad and received mastery of the guitar in return for his soul?

A
John Lee Hooker
B
Elmore james
C
Jimmy Reed
D
Robert Johnson
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5

A sporting event involves propelling an object the furthest distance, yet there are no uniform standards for it. What is the object, traditionally around 5–6 m (16–20 feet) long and weighing around 35–60 kg (80–130 pounds)?

A
Discus
B
Caber
C
Javelin
D
Shot
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6

Which of these countries was never a member of The League of Nations, which was created by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I?

A
The Dominican Republic
B
Egypt
C
USA
D
The Soviet Union
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7

If you were from the Cayman Islands, which is part of the British West Indies, what sort of passport would you have?

A
British Virgin Islands
B
Cayman Islands
C
British West Indies
D
British
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