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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 March 2010

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Which civilisation left clearly identifiable traces dating from 2600 BCE, with cities on what are now the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Honduras and Southern Mexico and still survives in language today?

A
Toltec
B
Aztec
C
Maya
D
Safesec
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2

What is the British group of islands in the South Atlantic that consists of two main islands, together with 776 smaller ones?

A
South Georgia
B
South Sandwich Islands
C
Falkland Islands
D
Pitcairn
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3

On the table for which gambling game would you see the words Passe, Pair, Manque, Impair and pictures of black and red diamonds?

A
Chemin de Fer
B
Baccarat
C
Roulette
D
Craps
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4

Reincarnation is not part of which of these religions?

A
Buddhism
B
Hinduism
C
Baptist
D
Theosophy
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5

According to Jewish tradition, whose chair is set ready at each passover meal in case he reappears to herald the coming of the Messiah?

A
Elisha
B
Elias
C
Elijah
D
Emmanuel
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6

Which of these is a small monkey found in Columbia and Brazil?

A
Marmoset
B
Marmot
C
Mango
D
Mummer
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7

What 1956 film, that satirises the U.S. occupation of Japan following World War II, starred Glenn Ford & Marlon Brando?

A
The Pub of the October Moon
B
The Cafe of the September Moon
C
The Teahouse of the August Moon
D
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
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