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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 February 2011

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1

In the 20th century, how many Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles?

A
2
B
1
C
3
D
4
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2

What annual event, held on a Monday for children and their parents, that was started in 1814 by First Lady Dolley Madison in the grounds of the Capitol, Washington DC, USA, is now held on the White House lawn?

A
Shootin' hoops with the Pres.
B
The President's Invitation Baseball game
C
The White House Santa Claus Gala
D
The Easter Egg Roll
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3

What branch of mathematics was founded from a paper "On a Characteristic Property of All Real Algebraic Numbers" (1874) by Georg Cantor, who built on the work of Zeno, Bernard Bolzano & Richard Dedekind, which, in turn was followed up by Bertrand Russell, Ernst Zermelo, Abraham Fraenkel & Henri Lebesgue?

A
Calculus
B
Set theory
C
Regression analysis
D
Algebra
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4

Alberta is one of two Canadian provinces that is land-locked. What is the other?

A
Saskatchewan
B
Quebec
C
Ontario
D
Manitoba
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5

What British TV series, that aired between 1967 and 1972 starred Edward Woodward as a reluctant professional killer for a branch of the British Government's intelligence services known as 'the Section', and Russell Hunter as his unwilling assistant ?

A
Danger Man
B
Get Smart
C
It Takes a Thief
D
Callan
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6

According to the fairytale, Cinderella's coach was made from what?

A
Paper cups
B
Two Model A Fords welded together
C
Plasticine
D
A pumpkin
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7

The ship "The Beagle" became famous for carrying which scientist on a voyage of discovery?

A
Alexander Fleming
B
Joseph Banks
C
Charles Darwin
D
Walter Raleigh
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