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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 September 2009

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According to a survey carried out by Deloittes early in 2009, which was the world's richest soccer club at that time?

A
Manchester United
B
L.A. Galaxy
C
Real Madrid
D
Everton
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2

In architecture, what is the name for an ornamental vertical groove in a column?

A
Flute
B
Dado
C
Dorian
D
Portico
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3

What name is given to a substance which, when swallowed, injected or inhaled, will induce vomiting?

A
Emetic
B
Enema
C
Endemic
D
Epidemic
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4

Zydeco is a type of music from which country?

A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
USA
D
Chile
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5

Who was the last king of Egypt?

A
Farouk I
B
Fuad II
C
Haile Selassie
D
Mohammed Reza
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6

Who served in the Crimean War (1854 - 56), was responsible for suppressing the Taiping rebellion in China in 1860, was governor of the Sudan 1877 - 79, and died there?

A
Sir Henry Havelock
B
Earl of Sandwich
C
Duke of York
D
General Charles Gordon
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7

To which city would you go to see "Grant's Tomb", a memorial to Ulysses S Grant, once President of the USA?

A
New York
B
Washington
C
Boston
D
Gettysburg
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