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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 May 2010

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1

Who was president of the USA during the American Civil War?

A
Theodore Roosevelt
B
John F Kennedy
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Abraham Lincoln
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2

Which sport was developed in 1895 when the Rugby Union refused to allow professionalism?

A
Rugby League
B
Australian Rules
C
American Football
D
Gaelic Football
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3

What is the first line of the speech by the 3 witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth that ends "toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble"?

A
Double bubble
B
Bubble bubble
C
Double double
D
Double trouble
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4

What is the name of the prehistoric figure, of a man holding a club, that is carved into the chalk near Dorchester, England?

A
Mr Blobby
B
Cerne Giant
C
Piltdown Man
D
Mr Clubby
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5

Primogeniture is the method by which, for example, land passes from a farmer who dies intestate to his eldest son. What is the name of the method whereby the land is divided between all of the sons?

A
Abdication
B
Secogeniture
C
Gavelkind
D
Deliberation
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6

Mt Rushmore is near which US city?

A
Keystone, South Dakota
B
Tombstone, Arizona
C
Las Vegas, Nevada
D
Charleston, North Carolina
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7

Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are the moons of which planet?

A
Uranus
B
Mars
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
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