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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 November 2010

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1

After watching US president Barack Obama giving a speech, David Letterman commented that it was nice to have a president who could pronounce which word?

A
Disarmament
B
Hurricane
C
Iraq
D
Nuclear
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2

Which 16th century dramatist wrote plays for the Earl of Nottingham's company?

A
Alan Ayckbourn
B
William Wycherley
C
Oliver Goldsmith
D
Christopher Marlowe
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3

Which country entered 129 archers in the first Olympic archery event in 1900, and has competed in archery at the Olympic Games the most times (12 of the 14 possible)?

A
Great Britain
B
Switzerland
C
France
D
USA
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4

Complete the title of a book by Doctor Benjamin Spock: "The Common Sense Book of ..."?

A
Surviving in the Wild
B
Health and Fitness
C
Speaking Vulcan
D
Baby and Child Care
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5

Which pantomime is about the Lord Mayor of London?

A
Dick Whittington
B
Sleeping Beauty
C
Puss in Boots
D
Alladin
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6

"Goggle box" is a British term for what?

A
Television
B
Radio
C
Record player
D
Microwave oven
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7

Which mountain range would you encounter first if you went directly west from New York city?

A
The Appalachians
B
The Rockies
C
Sierra Nevada
D
The Ozarks
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