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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 August 2010

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By the time his Olympic career ended in 1960, who had won more Olympic medals than any other fencer?

A
Sergei Diaghileff
B
James Gandolfini
C
Edoardo Mangiarotti
D
Marco Pierre White
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2

Who wrote the tale "The Princess and the Pea"?

A
The Brothers Grimm
B
Hans Christian Andersen
C
Enid Blyton
D
Ian Fleming
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3

Which of these is an inflamed swelling on the skin?

A
Bake
B
Boil
C
Roast
D
Grill
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4

The Giant's Causeway is a rock formation found where?

A
Wales
B
Scotland
C
England
D
Northern Ireland
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5

The Czechoslovakian composer Anton Dvorák was most proficient in which instrument?

A
Zither
B
Violin
C
Trombone
D
Piccolo
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6

Which of these would you expect to find on a parachute?

A
Pyjama Cord
B
Umbilical cord
C
Ripcord
D
Spinal cord
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7

What name is given to the period of British history between 1901 and 1910?

A
Georgian
B
Edwardian
C
Jacobean
D
Victorian
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