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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 March 2011

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1

What is a meal of bread, cheese and pickle known as?

A
Apple-picker's lunch
B
Fireman's lunch
C
Postman's lunch
D
Ploughman's lunch
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2

Which of these places is furthest from Chicago, Illinois, USA?

A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
San Francisco, California, USA
C
Mexico City, Mexico
D
Montreal, Canada
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3

What long bone in the arm that runs from the shoulder to the elbow to connect the scapula and the lower arm consists of 3 sections?

A
Happiness
B
Humorous
C
Hilarious
D
Humerus
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4

Which of these is not a type of broomstick mentioned in the Harry Potter books?

A
Bluebottle
B
Strickwarbler
C
Tinderblast
D
Swiftstick
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5

Who was the king of Iraq from 1921 to 1933?

A
Faisal Husseini
B
Faisal bin Al Hussein Bin Ali El-Hashemi
C
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani
D
Ghazi bin Faisal
Select from the options above.
6

The Caroline Norton court case highlighted the injustice of what British law?

A
Royalties on intellectual property were discretionary only
B
Most assets acquired by a wife went to her husband
C
A woman could not decline a proposal of marriage from a nobleman
D
Hours of work were different for men and women
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7

Three Gordon Bennett Cups were established for motor racing and ballooning early in the 20th century by James Gordon Bennett, Jr. Of what business was he the millionaire owner?

A
The Times of London
B
New York Herald
C
Cadbury Chocolate Factory
D
A shipbuilding company on the Tyne
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