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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 October 2010

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1

Who was the last of these to have a number 1 hit in Britain?

A
Dusty Springfield
B
Kylie Minogue
C
Mary Hopkin
D
Cilla Black
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2

Which of these is a natural area of roughly 16 square km (6.2 squ miles), which is 5 km (3.1 miles) west of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada, in a coastal region of the Arctic Ocean, which contains approximately 1,350 Arctic ice dome hills?

A
Pingo National Landmark
B
Kluane National Park and Reserve
C
Prince Albert National Park
D
Pukaskwa National Park
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3

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born on which island?

A
Man
B
Madagascar
C
Wight
D
Corfu
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4

What is a tabular display of the chemical elements, the invention of which is generally credited to Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869, who intended the table to illustrate recurring trends in the properties of the elements?

A
Regular table
B
Frequency table
C
Annular table
D
Periodic table
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5

What is the name of a small lift used to convey food, china etc in a restaurant?

A
Silly server
B
Dizzy assistant
C
Dumb waiter
D
Dopey steward
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6

In the TV series "Boston Legal", who played the character of Denny Crane?

A
James Spader
B
Leonard Nimoy
C
David E. Kelley
D
William Shatner
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7

What is the connection between the sport of Badminton and the Duke of Beaufort?

A
Badminton was the name of his wife
B
Badminton was the name of his horse
C
Badminton was the name of his home
D
Badminton was the name of his dog
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