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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 October 2009

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In the Scripps National Spelling Bee, each competitor in rounds one and two receives points to eliminate all but the top-scoring spellers. How many go into round three?

A
10
B
50
C
25
D
100
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2

What is the main attraction at both Altamira and Lascaux?

A
Embroidery museums
B
Waterfalls
C
Motor racing circuits
D
Cave paintings
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3

For a constant sound wave, what is the time interval between successive crests per second called?

A
Wavelength
B
Amplitude
C
Frequency
D
Power
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4

The show "Holby City" was a spin off from which UK TV series?

A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
Hospital
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5

Which Jewish sect whose revolt against Roman Emperor Justinian in 529AD was put down so severely that tens of thousands died or were enslaved?

A
Samaritans
B
Pharisees
C
Semites
D
Hamites
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6

A fuss about nothing is called "a storm in a ..." what?

A
Sugar bowl
B
Teapot
C
Teacup
D
Milk jug
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7

Which Beatle wrote the music for the film "The Family Way", starring Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett, released in 1967?

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