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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2010

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1

Where would you find the mosques of El Hakim, Amru, Hason, El Maayyad and El Sunkur?

A
Jerusalem
B
Mecca
C
Cairo
D
Baghdad
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2

On July 6, 2007, the IOC approved what new venture to complement the Olympic Games, starting in 2010?

A
The Winter Olympic Games for winter sports held on snow or ice
B
The Paralympic Games for athletes with physical and visual disabilities
C
Youth Games, for athletes between the ages of 14 and 18
D
The Animal Olympics, for trained animals
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3

Which of these is a restaurant?

A
Antimacassar
B
Bandana
C
Dinah
D
Trattoria
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4

Sir Mortimer Wheeler was connected with what activity?

A
Archaeology
B
Economics
C
Astronomy
D
Playwriting
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5

"The Warden", "Barchester Towers", "Dr Thorne", "Framley Parsonage", "The Small House of Allington" and "Last Chronicle of Barset" are collectively known as what?

A
The Trollope Chronicles
B
The Barsetshire Novels
C
Books of the Dead
D
The Harry Palmer Mysteries
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6

Which US government official is the equivalent of the British Foreign Secretary?

A
Secretary of State
B
Attorney General
C
Defence Secretary
D
Secretary General
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7

Which of these is the name of one of the daughters of Paul and Linda McCartney?

A
Swank
B
Rodham
C
Moon Unit
D
Stella
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