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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2011

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Who is the father of actress Lucy Davis, who played receptionist Dawn Tinsley in the UK TV series "The Office" (2001), junior writer Lucy Kenwright in the US TV series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and Dianne in the film "Shaun of the Dead" (2004)?

A
Stephen Merchant
B
Jasper Carrott
C
Tony Blair
D
Julian Clary
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2

The world's oldest emergency call service was introduced first in the London area in 1937. What telephone number was used?

A
911
B
999
C
111
D
119
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3

Which of these is a European stringed keyboard instrument known from the late Medieval, through the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras?

A
Clavichord
B
Shawm
C
Sackbut
D
Clarion
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4

Argentina became the world champions in Taekwondo at the World Championships in Argentina in 2009. Which country came second?

A
Germany
B
South Korea
C
Netherlands
D
New Zealand
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5

In the TV series "Thunderbirds", Parker was chauffeur to whom?

A
Lady Astor
B
Penelope White
C
Lady Madonna
D
Lady Penelope
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6

How many Kings of England were called Henry?

A
4
B
6
C
8
D
9
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7

For a proper fraction, the numerator is

A
equal to the denominator
B
greater than the denominator
C
less than the denominator
D
equal to 1
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