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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2011

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Which New Zealander, known as "The White Mouse", was a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French Resistance, and became one of the Allies' most decorated servicewomen of World War II?

A
Jenny Morris
B
Florence Nightingale
C
Naomi Trigg
D
Nancy Wake
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2

What is the nationality of Andrew Kelly and Richard Collett, who won the pairs championships, and Genevieve Baildon, who was women's singles champion, at the Bowls World Championships in Hong Kong in November 2009?

A
New Zealanders
B
Australians
C
Jamaicans
D
British
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3

In "The Terminator", a 1984 film directed and co-written by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger had the famous line: "I'll be ... " what?

A
In the bar
B
In the attic
C
Home for dinner
D
Back
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4

On May 21, 2009, Apa Sherpa set a new record for the most ascents of Mt Everest. How many times had he reached the top?

A
110
B
200
C
2
D
19
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5

Which of these is a British possession on the European continental mainland?

A
Gallipoli
B
Singapore
C
Calais
D
Gibraltar
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6

What is a young swan called?

A
Duckling
B
Gosling
C
Cygnet
D
Chicken
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7

Which of these is a tool used for banging in and removing nails?

A
Screwdriver
B
Chisel
C
Claw hammer
D
Brace and bit
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