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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 April 2010

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1

What is the name given to something used to compress an artery to control bleeding?

A
Gavotte
B
Soubriquet
C
Garrotte
D
Tourniquet
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2

What is the name for a small single-headed drum, in the rim of which are fitted pairs of small circular metal plates, called "jingles"?

A
Tuba
B
Maracas
C
Timpani
D
Tambourine
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3

Who became the youngest actor to have 6 Oscar nominations with her Best Actress nomination for "The Reader" (which was her first win!)?

A
Cate Blanchett
B
Bette Davis
C
Natalie Wood
D
Kate Winslet
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4

In 1987, the Fédéracion International del Volleyball arranged the first World Beach Volleyball Championships, which was played where?

A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
Waikiki, Honolulu
C
Santa Monica, California
D
Saint-Quay-Portrieux,France
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5

What is the capital city of Turkey?

A
Rabat
B
Istanbul
C
Ankara
D
Beirut
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6

Who asked the question "Are We Human or Are We Dancer?"?

A
The Bravery
B
The Killers
C
Fall Out Boy
D
Maroon 5
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7

What was the first nation to recognise the USA as an independent nation?

A
Great Britain
B
Morocco
C
France
D
Spain
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