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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2009

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1

What is another name for the second magnitude star "Alpha" in the Little Bear Constellation which is the nearest conspicuous star to the north celestial pole?

A
Dog star
B
Pole star
C
North Star
D
Orion
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2

What is the capital of the province of Quebec, Canada?

A
Hull
B
Montreal
C
Trois Rivières
D
Quebec
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3

Jeudi is the French word for which of these?

A
Game
B
Thursday
C
Basketball
D
Sow
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4

Which Ohio-born woman joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and was known as "the greatest woman marksman of all time"?

A
Bloody Mary
B
The Unsinkable Mollie Brown
C
Mae West
D
Annie Oakley
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5

Which American comedy TV series that ran for eleven seasons to 1993 and was set in a Boston bar, was created by James Burrows, Glen Charles and Les Charles?

A
Frasier
B
Cheers
C
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
D
Friends
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6

19th century French engineer Ferdinand de Lesseps, having supervised the construction of the Suez canal, was later famously tried and convicted for what?

A
Murdering his wife
B
Embezzling government funds
C
Mismanagement of the construction of the Panama Canal
D
Employing engineers who were not French
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7

How many rings make up the Olympic symbol?

A
5
B
3
C
25
D
100
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