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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 November 2010

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1

Which gas is likely to be present in a light bulb?

A
Argon
B
Xenon
C
Krypton
D
Methane
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2

Who, in 2003, received the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honour, for the Sydney Opera House, a multi-venue performing arts centre on Bennelong Point in Sydney, Australia?

A
Frank Lloyd Wright
B
Sir Basil Spence
C
Le Corbusier
D
Jørn Utzon
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3

Which British film actor and author of 9 autobiographies and 6 fiction books first appeared on a West End stage using his own first name of Derek?

A
Humphrey Bogart
B
Dirk Bogarde
C
Winston Bogarde
D
Peter Bogdanovich
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4

What is the name used in North America for a man who makes his living by felling trees?

A
Phil Feller
B
Ed Wood
C
Lumberjack
D
Toppler
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5

Carl Lewis won Olympic gold medals at 4 Olympic Games in 4 different events, including the 4x100m relay. He did not win gold for one of these sports. Which one?

A
100 m
B
High jump
C
200m
D
Long jump
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6

Which of these are dialects of the Inuit language spoken in the northern Northwest Territories of Canada?

A
Inuvialuktun
B
Igloo
C
Pingu
D
Kayak
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7

The Clipper ship "Dunedin" caused excitement when it arrived in London after a 98 day voyage in 1882. Where had it come from?

A
Brazil
B
New Zealand
C
Canada
D
India
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