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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 September 2009

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1

What do ethnologists call people occupying most of North Africa, after one of Noah's sons who is, according to legend, their ancestor?

A
Semites
B
Hamites
C
Sethamines
D
Hamburgers
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2

Which of these married one of the children of Queen Elizabeth II the earliest ?

A
Camilla Parker-Bowles
B
Sophie Rhys-Jones
C
Sarah Ferguson
D
Timothy Laurence
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3

The flag of which of these countries is not red, white and blue?

A
United Kingdom
B
Germany
C
France
D
Netherlands
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4

What was the name of the river, 200 Roman miles (256 km) north of Rome, where returning generals disbanded their armies when returning from campaigns to keep order in or expand the Roman Empire?

A
Tiber
B
Po
C
Rubicon
D
Potomac
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5

For men’s basketball, the official basketball size is 29.5 inches in circumference (size 7) and what weight in ounces?

A
22
B
24
C
20
D
18
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6

Which film, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat, begins and ends with public performances by The Memory Man in a London music hall?

A
Strangers On A Train
B
Vertigo
C
The Thirty-Nine Steps
D
Mr and Mrs Smith
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7

The "Zapruder film" is famous for being a colour film of which event?

A
Assassination of John F Kennedy
B
Raising of the US flag at Iwo Jima
C
Crash of the Mercedes car carrying Diana Spencer
D
Osama Bin Laden celebrating on 12 September 2001
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