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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 November 2009

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1

Which of these is most attracted by a magnet?

A
Wool
B
Plastic
C
Water
D
Metal
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2

Which Scottish sailor was rescued four years after being put ashore by William Dampier at Juan Fernandez in 1703, for insubordination?

A
Alexander Selkirk
B
Fletcher Christian
C
Horatio Hornblower
D
Horatio Nelson
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3

In which month do the Russians celebrate the October revolution?

A
November
B
October
C
December
D
September
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4

Where are The Kerguelen Islands, a territory of France, also known as Desolation Island?

A
Pacific Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Indian Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
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5

Which band had a hit record in 1980 with "London Calling"?

A
The Bash
B
The Clash
C
The Smash
D
The Crash
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6

What word means staying in one place and electrical interference?

A
Inert
B
Stationary
C
Static
D
Ohmage
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7

Which country was represented by Hanni Wenzel, who won the women's giant slalom and slalom at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics in 1980?

A
New Zealand
B
Switzerland
C
Liechtenstein
D
Australia
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