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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 September 2010

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In billiards, 2 points are awarded for potting the white ball. How many points are awarded for potting the red ball?

A
3
B
1
C
5
D
None
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2

In which country does over half of the population live on reclaimed land?

A
Kenya
B
The Netherlands
C
New Zealand
D
Canada
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3

What shape are the 12 faces of a regular dodecahedron?

A
Pentagons
B
Triangles
C
Squares
D
Hexagons
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4

What Greek mythological female monster has the head of a lion, the body of a goat and the rear of a dragon?

A
Chimaera
B
Harpy
C
Gorgon
D
Minotaur
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5

Who set a world land speed record of over 400 miles per hour at Bonneville, Utah, USA, and was killed attempting a new water speed record on Loch Ness in September 1952?

A
Evel Knievel
B
Henry Ford
C
Craig Breedlove
D
John Cobb
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6

Mary Quant became famous in the 1960s for designing what?

A
Computer systems
B
Buildings
C
Clothes
D
Theatre sets
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7

Which of these is a strongly alcoholic Japanese drink made from rice?

A
Shinto
B
Obi
C
Kamikaze
D
Saki
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