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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 October 2009

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1

Which film starring Reese Witherspoon had the same title as a hit by Lynyrd Skynyrd?

A
I'm Not There
B
Every Day Is A Winding Road
C
Sweet Home Alabama
D
Big
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2

What chess piece is also called a "castle"?

A
Rook
B
Blackbird
C
Crow
D
Shag
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3

Feta cheese sold in Europe must contain 70% of milk from what animal?

A
Sheep
B
Cow
C
Camel
D
Llama
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4

What is the ocean current that flows from Florida to Europe?

A
Direct Current
B
Trade Winds
C
Humboldt Current
D
Gulf Stream
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5

Which of these is not a surname of a member of the group "Peter, Paul, and Mary"?

A
Travers
B
Yarrow
C
Stookey
D
Simon
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6

By what name is an Ornithorhynchus better known?

A
Grumpy person
B
Wombat
C
Platypus
D
Bird fancier
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7

Why was the Rosetta Stone, discovered in 1799 and a key to deciphering writing from ancient Egypt, so called?

A
It was given as a present to the Queen of Spain
B
It was discovered by Rosetta Rosetti
C
The stone is in the shape of a rose
D
It was discovered at Rosetta, a town in Egypt
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