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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2009

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1

James Frederick Ferrier introduced which word to cover the branch of philosophy conerned with "the theory of knowledge"?

A
Episiotomy
B
Epistemology
C
Fallibilism
D
Deuteronomy
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2

Which of these was painted by Leonardo da Vinci?

A
Futurama
B
Mona Lisa
C
The Haywain
D
The Blue Boy
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3

What is the name of a pipe originating in India and Persia where smoke passes from a bowl to a water bottle and thence by a tube to the mouth?

A
Hoopla
B
Howdah
C
Howzat
D
Hookah
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4

The Snake River runs through Hells Canyon on the border of which two US states?

A
Utah and Colorado
B
Oregon and Washington
C
Oregon and Idaho
D
Nevada and Idaho
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5

If Charlie Watts is playing drums, who is most likely to be singing?

A
Graham Nash
B
Roger Daltrey
C
Ray Davies
D
Mick Jagger
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6

Which castle, when used as a prison for prisoners of war in World War II, was known as Oflag VII C?

A
Colditz
B
Versailles
C
Cassino
D
St Anthony
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7

Why is a Netball court divided into thirds?

A
Different points are allocated, depending on where a ball is thrown from, through the net
B
To help referees know where they are on the court
C
To regulate where individuals of each position are allowed to move
D
Historically, netball has been played on basketball courts marked in this way
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