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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 October 2009

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1

Which planet has a year of 687 days, a day of 24 hours 37 minutes, a diameter twice that of the moon and a mass one tenth of the earth?

A
Uranus
B
Venus
C
Saturn
D
Mars
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2

Which national anthem appears in The Beatles song "All You Need Is Love"?

A
God Save The Queen
B
La Marseillaise
C
Advance Australia Fair
D
The Star Spangled Banner
Select from the options above.
3

What was the name given to rocks in the Straits of Messina opposite the whirlpool of Charybdis?

A
Sargasso
B
Priscilla
C
Lorelei
D
Scylla
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4

Who wrote the plays "The Seagull", "The Cherry Orchard", "The Three Sisters" and "Uncle Vanya"?

A
Ticket
B
Chekhov
C
Putin
D
Tchaikovsky
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is a lighthouse on a rocky island off the coast of Cork?

A
Eddystone
B
Fastnet
C
St Patricks
D
Bell Rock
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6

Which Formula One team, based in Woking, Surrey, UK, and founded in 1963 by a New Zealander, has won over 160 races, 12 Drivers' Championships and 8 Constructors' Championships?

A
Lotus
B
Brabham
C
Williams
D
McLaren
Select from the options above.
7

Who was the Greek Goddess of health, who was usually represented by a serpent on a staff?

A
Schwarzkopf
B
Palmolivia
C
Buglessia
D
Hygieia
Select from the options above.
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