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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 December 2009

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Which of these was an 18th century Scottish philosopher and economist who wrote "Theory of Moral Sentiments" and "The Wealth of Nations"?

A
William Booth
B
Maynard Keynes
C
Karl Marx
D
Adam Smith
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2

In tennis, the annual Grand Slam season consists of the French Open, the U.S. Open, the Wimbledon Championship and which other?

A
America's Cup
B
Queen's Club Championships
C
Davis Cup
D
Australian Open
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3

What word can mean a tumble-down dwelling and a sailors' work song?

A
Canton
B
Shanty
C
Blues
D
Chant
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4

Which of these countries has the largest land area?

A
Fiji
B
United Kingdom
C
Tonga
D
New Zealand
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5

Which of these words means a style of ornamentation prevailing in France during the first half of the reign of Louis XV?

A
Impressionist
B
Gothic
C
Doric
D
Rococo
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6

What was the last major land battle between England and France?

A
Battle of the Bulge, 1944
B
Battle of Waterloo, 1815
C
Battle of Culloden, 1746
D
Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
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7

Where did an icthyosaurus live?

A
Sea
B
Air
C
Trees
D
Burrows
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