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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?

Note: This question was updated in December 2019
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?

Note: This question was updated in December 2016
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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