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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 May 2010

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What British ship was sunk by Gunther Prien, captain of submarine U47, on the night of 13 and 14 October 1939?

A
Royal Oak
B
Exeter
C
Hood
D
Britannia
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2

Who assassinated Martin Luther King?

A
John Wilkes Booth
B
Mark Chapman
C
Sirhan Sirhan
D
James Earl Ray
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3

A billion in short scale is 1 followed by 9 zeroes. What is it in long scale?

A
1 followed by 12 zeroes
B
1 followed by 10 zeroes
C
1 followed by 18 zeroes
D
1 followed by 9 zeroes
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4

Which of these letters is not in the name of an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young?

A
A
B
P
C
C
D
D
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5

What is the silt-formed delta of the River Rhône?

A
Everglades
B
Camargue
C
Catalunya
D
Basquette
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6

What was the favourite horse of Alexander the Great?

A
Bucephalus
B
Bess
C
Stanislavski
D
Garamond
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7

Juan Antonio Samaranch was the head of which organisation from 1980 to 2001?

A
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
B
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
C
United Nations (UN)
D
Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)
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