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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2010

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1

Which of these mountains is the highest?

A
Mont Blanc
B
Eiger
C
Snowdon
D
Ben Nevis
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2

What is the thick watery substance filling the space between the lens and the retina of the eye?

A
Aqueous humour
B
Vitreous enamel
C
Vitreous humour
D
Aqueous enamel
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3

What is the last name of "Ellen"?

A
De Maupassant
B
DeGeneres
C
De Bergerac
D
Demerara
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4

Which was the first of these four to be an Olympic 100 metres winner?

A
Harold Abrahams
B
Jesse Owens
C
Usain Bolt
D
Linford Christie
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5

Which British journalist has written biographies of Princess Diana, Monica Lewinsky, David and Victoria Beckham, Madonna, and Tom Cruise?

A
Norman Mailer
B
James Boswell
C
Andrew Morton
D
Kitty Kelley
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6

Thomas Beckett was murdered in which English Cathedral?

A
Notre Dame
B
Westminster
C
Canterbury
D
St Paul's
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7

In the "Harry Potter" books, students board the train to Hogwarts at Platform 9+3⁄4. Which London railway station has erected a sign at a wall between tracks 9 and 10 to commemorate this?

A
Euston
B
Paddington
C
St Pancras
D
King's Cross
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