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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 November 2009

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1

What gambling game is based on a wheel with 37 compartments?

A
Piquet
B
Baccarat
C
Chemin de Fer
D
Roulette
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2

What is the force that causes unsupported objects to fall to the ground?

A
Gravity
B
Cavity
C
Sagacity
D
Strategy
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3

What was the name given to the irregular mounted troops raised for service in Cuba by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American war?

A
Roughriders
B
Teddy's Cavalry
C
Chindits
D
Cossacks
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4

Which country would you go to in order to travel up the Amazon River?

A
Cuba
B
Brazil
C
Panama
D
Canada
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5

The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company specialises in performing works by which of these?

A
Rodgers and Hammerstein
B
Gilbert and Sullivan
C
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Weber
D
George and Ira Gershwin
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6

Which First lady, after the death of her husband, became US Representative to the UN General Assembly?

A
Bess Truman
B
Shirley Temple Black
C
Jacqueline Kennedy
D
Eleanor Roosevelt
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7

What is a sarcophagus?

A
A person who derides others
B
Part of the throat
C
Legendary monster
D
Stone coffin
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