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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 March 2011

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1

What is the product of a score and a baker's dozen?

A
260
B
130
C
240
D
33
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2

Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, which country is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, which also divides it in two?

A
Somalia
B
Yemen
C
Kuwait
D
Brunei
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3

In 1930, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina began a thirty-one year dictatorship of where?

A
Honduras
B
Nicaragua
C
Dominican Republic
D
Guatemala
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4

Which scientist married his cousin from the Wedgewood family, famous for their pottery manufacturing business, following his father's example, who had originally married into the Wedgewood family?

A
Isaac Newton
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Charles Darwin
D
Charles Babbage
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5

In 1990, who became the first son and father to play on the same Major League Baseball team at the same time (the Seattle Mariners), and the only father and son pair to hit back to back home runs?

A
Ken Griffey
B
Paul Hornung
C
Joe Nuxhall
D
Tony Romo
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6

Which of these was an 18th century English furniture maker?

A
Timothy Wedgewood
B
Thomas Chippendale
C
Wiliam Waterford
D
Michael Tudor
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7

What would you do with an ottoman?

A
Throw it
B
Eat it
C
Drive it
D
Sit on it
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