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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 September 2010

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John Calvin, 16th century French theologian, was the autocrat of which city for 13 years, where he improved the city and provided harsh punishments for moral transgressions?

A
Rouen
B
Avignon
C
Basle
D
Geneva
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2

What example of a clipper ship built in 1869 is preserved in a dry dock at Greenwich, London?

A
Cutty Sark
B
Mary Rose
C
HMS Belfast
D
SS Great Britain
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3

What was the surname of the US president known as JFK?

A
Keller
B
Kelleher
C
Kennedy
D
Kimberley
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4

Founded in London in 1766, what activity are "Christie, Manson and Woods" involved in?

A
Toy making
B
Furniture manufacture
C
Woollen mills
D
Auctioneering
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5

What was the title of Graham Norton's autobiography, published in 2004?

A
So Me
B
Pretentious? Moi?
C
An Irishman Goes Into a Bar
D
Having a Gay Old Time
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6

In finance markets, what does FTSE stand for?

A
Financial Times Stock Exchange
B
Future Trading Stock Exchange
C
Fast Trading Stock Exchange
D
Financial Trading Stock Exchange
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7

What is the number of points required to win a game of Canasta?

A
5,000
B
500
C
1,000
D
10,000
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