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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 December 2010

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1

Who was president of the USA at the outbreak of World War I?

A
Woodrow Wilson
B
George Washington
C
Richard Nixon
D
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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2

Which fabulous animal is attested to by Pliny around 77 AD , Aristotle around 350 BC and the Bible?

A
Unicorn
B
Minotaur
C
Hydra
D
Moa
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3

A number of sports have been demonstrated at the Winter Olympic Games and then been included on the official programme. Some don't make it. Which of these was demonstrated and then made it onto the programme?

A
Skijoring
B
Ice stock sport
C
Speed skiing
D
Snowboarding
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4

Where do the Wombles live?

A
Dartmoor
B
Hampstead Heath
C
Kew Gardens
D
Wimbledon Common
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5

In the 1950s, which country on the east coast of the Bay of Bengal was bordered by Pakistan, India, Tibet, China, French Indo China and Siam?

A
Ceylon
B
Persia
C
Ottoman Empire
D
Burma
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6

The flag of which country, consisting of three horizontal stripes of red, white and blue (almost identical to that of the Netherlands), was first used in 1845 and officially adopted on June 23, 1972?

A
Andorra
B
Liechtenstein
C
Switzerland
D
Luxembourg
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7

What was a popular international art design movement from 1925 until the 1940s, affecting the decorative arts and industrial design, fashion, painting, the graphic arts, and film, which was, at the time, seen to be elegant, glamorous, functional, and modern?

A
Pop art
B
Abstract expressionism
C
Landscape
D
Art Deco
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