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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 December 2009

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For which novel, a study of provincial life published in 1856, was the author, Gustave Flaubert, and his publisher prosecuted for "an offence against morals"?

A
Madame Bovary
B
Lady Chatterley's Lover
C
Salome
D
Fanny Hill
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2

Which harbour, a US naval base, was attacked by Japanese aeroplanes on 7 December 1941?

A
Amethyst
B
Pearl
C
Diamond
D
Beryl
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3

Bayonet and screw are types of fitting for what?

A
Machine gun magazine
B
Car tyre
C
Wine bottle cork
D
Light bulb
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4

The Mammoth Cave, near Louisville, Kentucky is famous for what?

A
Fossilised animals
B
Stalagmites and stalactites
C
Cave paintings
D
Glow worms
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5

What card game, also known as Trente-et-Quarante, is played with 6 packs of cards, some of which are dealt in two rows?

A
Rouge-et-Noir
B
Baccarat
C
Chemin de Fer
D
Roulette
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6

How long is a year on the planet Mercury?

A
500 days
B
365 days
C
88 days
D
426 days
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7

British-born American film actor Archibald Alec Leach was better known by which stage name?

A
Richard Attenborough
B
Michael Caine
C
Laurence Olivier
D
Cary Grant
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