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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 December 2010

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1

Which of these battles is the most recent?

A
Battle of the Somme
B
Battle of Culloden
C
Battle of Britain
D
Battle of Waterloo
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2

Where is a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings consisting primarily of realistic images of large animals?

A
Tuscany
B
Lascaux
C
Nice
D
Marseilles
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3

What invention in the 17th century revolutionized mathematics by providing the first systematic link between Euclidean geometry and algebra, describing geometric shapes as algebraic equations involving the coordinates of the points lying on it?

A
Artesian wells
B
Cartesian coordinates
C
Reverse engineering
D
Virtual geometry
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4

Who, in his autobiography "Open: An Autobiography" published in November 2009, admitted to using and testing positive for methamphetamine in 1997?

A
Andre Aggasi
B
Greg Norman
C
Tiger Woods
D
David Beckham
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5

Which Frenchman was the first to navigate the St Lawrence River in Canada in 1535?

A
Jacques Cartier
B
Jacques Timex
C
Jacques Omega
D
Jacques Casio
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6

"Treason" is what sort of word in relation to "senator"?

A
Anagram
B
Antonym
C
Oxymoron
D
Palindrome
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7

What is the official language of Liechtenstein?

A
Italian
B
Spanish
C
Dutch
D
German
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