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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 January 2011

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1

The Vatican erected a statue inside the Vatican's walls of which person who was convicted by the Catholic Church of heresy in 1633 and sentenced to house arrest for life?

A
Galileo
B
Karl Marx
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Charles Darwin
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2

In astronomy, what is the word applied to the alignment of three or more celestial bodies in the same gravitational system along a straight line?

A
Stellaroptimisation
B
Wysiwyg
C
Diecast
D
Syzygy
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3

Nicholas II was the last Emperor of which country until he abdicated following the February Revolution of 1917?

A
Italy
B
Mexico
C
Spain
D
Russia
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4

What is a set of table top games simulating team sports such as soccer, cricket, both rugby and hockey, and closely associated with soccer, which for many years was marketed as "the replica of Association Football"?

A
Subbuteo
B
Sususulio
C
Bushido
D
Hokkaidō
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5

What is the proper term for the # symbol, often referred to as a "number sign", "hash" or "pound sign"?

A
Quadrophone
B
Septogram
C
Octothorpe
D
Duologue
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6

What does the "G" stand for in "MGM"?

A
Goldfish
B
Goldwyn
C
Greatness
D
Goldsmith
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7

What is the most southerly city, capital of its region, in Chile?

A
Lands End
B
Punta Arenas
C
Ciudad Magella
D
Cape Verde
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