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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2009

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What is the longest running emergency medical drama series in the world, and the second-longest-running medical drama in the world behind America's "General Hospital"?

A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
Hospital
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2

Which branch of astronomy studies radiation with wavelengths greater than approximately one millimetre?

A
Infrared astronomy
B
Radio astronomy
C
Optical astronomy
D
Ultraviolet astronomy
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3

What is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada?

A
Sydney
B
Halifax
C
Glace Bay
D
St John's
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4

Which German-American structural engineer and designer was Chief Engineer for the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco?

A
Joseph Strauss
B
Johann Strauss
C
Richard Strauss
D
Eduard Strauss
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5

What game involves throwing rings to get them on or near a pin?

A
Quoits
B
Ringo
C
Curling
D
Ring bowls
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6

The phrase "the father of the nation" is an example of … what?

A
Gerund
B
Simile
C
Litotes
D
Metaphor
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7

What aspect of the Japanese surrender that ended World War II occurred on 2 September 1945?

A
Singapore returned to the British
B
Emperor ordered a cease fire
C
Surrender document signed in Manila
D
General MacArthur entered Tokyo
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