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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 February 2011

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1

What is the word for the apparent change in frequency of a vibration due to the relative change in position of the observer?

A
Boyle's Law
B
Echo
C
Archimedes's Principle
D
Doppler effect
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2

Who was the first Pope to be born in the 20th century?

A
Paul VI, 21 June 1963 to 6 August 1978
B
John Paul II, 16 October 1978 to 2 April 2005
C
John XXIII, 28 October 1958 to 3 June 1963
D
John Paul I, 26 August 1978 to 28 September 1978
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3

In 1957 the inaugural Uber Cup, the most important women's badminton team competition in the world, was won by competitors from which country?

A
Malaya
B
India
C
Denmark
D
USA
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4

In which Canadian province is French the only official language?

A
Quebec
B
Saskatchewan
C
Alberta
D
British Columbia
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5

Which of these historical periods in Britain is most recent?

A
Edwardian
B
Victorian
C
Georgian
D
Caroline
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6

Which song from the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Carousel" was recorded in 1963 by Gerry & The Pacemakers and became the anthem of Liverpool Football Club?

A
You'll Call Me On The Phone
B
You'll Always Be At Home
C
You Always Want A Scone
D
You'll Never Walk Alone
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7

What is the name of the weapon originating in South America that is a length of hide with a stone ball at each end?

A
Trachea
B
Boomerang
C
Bolas
D
Corvettes
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