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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 January 2010

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Who is associated with the make of car that was used to travel in time in the film "Back To The Future"?

A
Cecil Kimber
B
Alec Issigonis
C
Colin Chapman
D
John DeLorean
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2

Ángel Matos, who was banned for life from international Taekwondo events after kicking a referee in the face and punching another official at the 2008 Olympics, represented which nation?

A
South Korea
B
Spain
C
Australia
D
Cuba
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3

Which of these is not one of Newton's Laws of Motion?

A
To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
B
A body at rest or moving continues in that state unless acted on by external forces
C
When a body is acted on by a force the rate of change of momentum is proportional to the force
D
A pendulum will swing in a pattern consistent with the earth's rotation.
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4

In which country is the city of Mecca?

A
Palestine
B
Saudi Arabia
C
Israel
D
Iran
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5

What was the name of the first nuclear-powered submarine, launched on 21 January 1954?

A
Explorer
B
Nautilus
C
Endeavour
D
Enterprise
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6

Who began dating cyclist Lance Armstrong in 2003, and announced their engagement in September 2005 and their split in February 2006?

A
Tori Amos
B
Sheryl Crow
C
Alanis Morrisette
D
Courtney Love
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7

Which painter's most famous works include "Portrait of Mrs. Graham", "Mary and Margaret: The Painter's Daughters", "William Hallett and His Wife Elizabeth, nee Stephen", known as "The Morning Walk", and "Cottage Girl with Dog and Pitcher"?

A
C. F. Goldie
B
Thomas Gainsborough
C
Hans Holbein the Younger
D
Joshua Reynolds
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