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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 December 2010

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1

According to legend, who was the sweetheart of Robin Hood?

A
Maid Marian
B
Lady Godiva
C
Nell Gwynn
D
Anne Boleyn
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2

In June 2009 it was announced that the rats on Rat Island had finally been eradicated, 229 years after a Japanese shipwreck caused an infestation. Where is Rat Island?

A
Alaska
B
Philippines
C
Torres Strait
D
United Kingdom
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3

What was heavyweight boxer Joe Louis' nickname?

A
Spirit of St Louis
B
The Brown Bomber
C
Muhammad Ali
D
Tricky Dicky
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4

What is a branch of Islam which reveres Ali, cousin of Muhammad, believing him alone to be Muhammad's rightful successor?

A
Sunni
B
Hezbollah
C
Hamas
D
Shiite
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5

Which of these is a fictional character in a series of children's books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, and adapted into multiple films and television series?

A
Wendy
B
Tintin
C
Asterix
D
Pippi Longstocking
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6

What protein in the blood carries oxygen around the body?

A
Haemoglobin
B
Myoglobin
C
Neuroglobin
D
Cytoglobin
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7

Which of these people are associated with the guitar?

A
Margot Fonteyn
B
Leonard Bernstein
C
Sergei Rachmaninoff
D
Leo Fender
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