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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2009

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1

To an imaginary observer above the North Pole, which way would the earth appear to rotate?

A
Clockwise
B
Anti-clockwise
C
Away
D
Towards
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2

What is another name for a sweater?

A
Pushover
B
Pullover
C
Rollover
D
Passover
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3

What name was adopted in 1957 by London's Sadler's Wells Ballet Company?

A
Party Duh
B
Ballet-2-U
C
The Royal Ballet Company
D
The Wellies
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4

What was ordered by Pope Paul IV in 1555 to be set up on the left bank of the Tiber?

A
Religious statue that was not a human form
B
Ghetto
C
Public park containing shrubs and seats but no playing areas
D
Garden of Remembrance
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5

What is the largest country by land area in Africa?

A
Egypt
B
Algeria
C
Somalia
D
South Africa
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6

In card games, what is the name for a proposal by a player to take no tricks?

A
Blind
B
Misère
C
Solo
D
One-handed
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7

Who wrote the series of books about "Budgie The Helicopter"?

A
J K Rowling
B
Enid Blyton
C
Sarah Ferguson
D
Sue Townsend
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