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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 May 2010

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1

In which city was US president John F Kennedy assassinated on 22 November 1963?

A
Sydney, Australia
B
Miami, Florida
C
London, England
D
Dallas, Texas
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2

The rivers Tewy, Taff, Tone, Taw and Torridge flow into which body of water?

A
Bristol Channel
B
Irish Sea
C
Bay of Biscay
D
River Thames
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3

What song by Kings of Leon gave them their first number 1 single in the UK, charting at the top-spot on digital downloads alone, before its physical release?

A
Set Us on Fire
B
Sex on Fire
C
Socks on Fire
D
Sax On Fire
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4

At the 1996 Olympics, what did Carl Lewis become the fourth person to do?

A
Miss a medal award ceremony
B
Run in bare feet
C
Win 9 gold medals
D
Assault an official
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5

What was the name of George Stephenson's first steam engine, which first ran on the Manchester and Liverpool Railway in 1830?

A
Puffing Billy
B
The Rocket
C
The Flying Scotsman
D
The Cheltenham Flyer
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6

How did the alcoholic beverage "punch" get its name?

A
It is intended to knock the drinker out
B
The Hindu word for "5".
C
It is an important prop in a "Punch and Judy" show
D
It is part of the Commedia dell' Arte tradition
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7

Which of these models was born in Germany?

A
Elle MacPherson
B
Claudia Schiffer
C
Tyra Banks
D
Rachel Hunter
Select from the options above.
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