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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 August 2010

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1

Which cross has the upright longer than the transverse piece, and has a circle around the head / join?

A
Greek cross
B
Latin cross
C
Celtic cross
D
Egyptian cross
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2

What disorder did the hero of the Bourne trilogy of films suffer from?

A
Alzheimer's
B
Parkinson's disease
C
Amnesia
D
Multiple sclerosis
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3

With the history of which of these countries is El Cid associated?

A
Italy
B
Spain
C
India
D
Somalia
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4

When did the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) first lay down the laws of cricket?

A
1788
B
1894
C
1913
D
1294
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5

Which of these trains stops at Lille?

A
Eurostar
B
The Ghan
C
Tranz Alpine
D
Bullet train
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6

Who, on 2 October 1925, transmitted a picture of William Taynton, an office boy from the offices on the floor below his laboratory at 22 Frith Street in Soho, London, from one room to another?

A
Guglielmo Marconi
B
Arthur Korn
C
Paul Nipkow
D
John Logie Baird
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7

Which of these is a type of generator of electric current in which mechanical energy is converted to electrical energy?

A
Dynamo
B
Domino
C
Eurythmic
D
Motor
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