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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 September 2009

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1

What was reported as being from ancient Greece by authors Lynn and Gray Poole in their "History of the Ancient Games", after they saw it carved on a stone when visiting Delphi In the 1950s?

A
The Olympic rings
B
The Coca Cola trademark
C
The Nike "swoosh"
D
The motto "Ars Gratia Artis"
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2

How did the theme song for the TV show "The Monkees" begin?

A
Hey hey we're the Monkees
B
Here we come
C
Everyone we meet
D
Help, we need somebody
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3

What traditional sport was banned in Britain in 2004?

A
Tossing the caber
B
Cage fighting
C
Gaelic football
D
Fox hunting
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4

In music, which word means "lively" or "animated"?

A
Adagio
B
Rallentando
C
Vivace
D
Concerto
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5

The days on Venus (rotations on its axis, i.e.sidereal days) are 243 Earth days long. About how long are its years (in Earth measurements)?

A
365 days
B
225 days
C
402 days
D
512 days
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6

Which Beatle played the role of Private Gripweed in Richard Lester's film "How I Won The War", co-starring Michael Crawford, released in 1967?

A
Paul McCartney
B
John Lennon
C
Ringo Starr
D
George Harrison
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7

Where are The Prince Edward Islands, two islands named Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, which are politically part of South Africa?

A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Indian Ocean
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
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