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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 December 2009

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1

What is the name given to the silent electrical discharge between the atmosphere and, for example, trees, ships' masts, steeples and flagpoles?

A
Aurora
B
Lightning
C
Tornado
D
St Elmo's Fire
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2

Joseph Smith is known as the founder of what movement?

A
Unification Church
B
Scientology
C
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
D
Salvation Army
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3

Which of these was an English playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, political activist and poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005?

A
Hector Painter
B
Hermione Punter
C
Harold Pinter
D
Henrietta Ponter
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4

Michael Keaton starred in which film as a spirit who makes a living from scaring people?

A
Wait Until Dark
B
Ghost Busters
C
Beetlejuice
D
Finian's Rainbow
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5

At the opening ceremony of every Olympic Games when the athletes parade into the stadium, what is traditionally the first nation to enter?

A
Australia
B
Zimbabwe
C
Greece
D
Denmark
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6

Which monotheistic, Abrahamic religious movement accepts Haile Selassie I, the former and final Emperor of Ethiopia, as the incarnation of God, called Jah?

A
Rastafarian
B
Hail to the Chief
C
Reggae
D
Persimmon
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7

Where are Southampton Island and the King George Islands?

A
Tasman Sea, Australia
B
Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada
C
English Channel
D
Hudson Bay, Canada
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