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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 February 2011

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1

Who was the second person to orbit the earth?

A
Gherman Titov
B
Yuri Gagarin
C
John Glenn
D
Alan Shepard
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2

Who is M's secretary in the James Bond series?

A
Mrs Currency
B
Miss Fortune
C
Miss Moneypenny
D
Miss Stipend
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3

Which nation was the first to put a man-made object on the moon?

A
Soviet Union
B
USA
C
India
D
UK
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4

Which province of Canada has the longest border with the USA?

A
Alberta
B
Ontario
C
Manitoba
D
Saskatchewan
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5

According to legend, who was King Arthur's father?

A
Malory
B
Beowulf
C
Chaucer
D
Uther Pendragon
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6

What was the nickname of ski jumper Michael Edwards, who first represented Great Britain at the 1987 World Championships and, as the sole British applicant, qualified for the 1988 Winter Olympics where he finished last in both the 70m and 90m events?

A
Mick Jumper
B
Jake the Peg
C
Winnie The Pooh
D
Eddie the Eagle
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7

What is a "full plaid"?

A
A piece of tartan fabric, worn over the shoulder as part of full highland dress uniform
B
Cloth with a very busy checked pattern
C
100 bagpipers in parade formation
D
Bunting put out at Edinburgh Castle on special ocassions
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