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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 January 2011

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1

According to Cole Porter's song, who regretted not being able to come to lunch?

A
Miss Otis
B
Marjorie Dawe
C
Maria
D
Baby Jane
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2

The word guerrilla comes from Spanish, where it means what?

A
Little war
B
Rebel
C
Rifleman
D
Patriot
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3

Which of these darts scores is the lowest?

A
Inner bull
B
Double top
C
Treble ten
D
Outer bull
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4

What specially built city has been the capital of Nigeria since 1991, when it was moved from Lagos?

A
Accra
B
Abuja
C
Dakar
D
Libreville
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5

Edward VIII of the United Kingdom reigned for less than a year in 1936. Why was his reign so short?

A
He was assassinated at Sarajevo
B
He abdicated to marry an American divorcée
C
He died of natural causes, aged 93
D
He was killed in the Spanish Civil War
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6

Which of these is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs the sufferer's motor skills, speech, and other functions, and is characterized by muscle rigidity, tremor, a slowing of physical movement and, in extreme cases, a loss of physical movement?

A
Schizophreniform disorder
B
Alzheimer's disease
C
Asperger syndrome
D
Parkinson's disease
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7

In February 2009, 38 year old Eluana Englaro, at Lecco, North of Milan, was newsworthy for doing what since January 1992?

A
Not seeing another person
B
Pole-sitting
C
Being on life support
D
Watching television constantly
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