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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2011

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1

Which of these is an English novelist?

A
Jennifer Butcher Leeds
B
Mary Milliner Manchester
C
Rosemary Draper Sheffield
D
Barbara Taylor Bradford
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2

The white ball in snooker is called the what ball?

A
Line
B
Cue
C
Clue
D
Prompt
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3

What are the first words of The Gettysburg Address, a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War?

A
When in the course of human events ....
B
Four score and seven years ago ...
C
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed ...
D
To be or not to be, that is the question ...
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4

What is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet?

A
Zayin
B
Tav
C
Ayin
D
Alef
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5

Which British long running (27 years) police TV drama that began in 1983 ended in 2010?

A
EastEnders
B
Spooks
C
The Bill
D
Coronation Street
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6

What is the capital of the US state of California?

A
Sacramento
B
Los Angeles
C
San Jose
D
San Francisco
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7

Which of these is almost the world's largest moth?

A
Peppered moth
B
Madagascan Sunset moth
C
Death's-head hawkmoth
D
Atlas moth
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