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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 March 2011

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1

What is the highest peak in both the Western and Southern Hemispheres?

A
Mount McKinley
B
Cerro Aconcagua
C
Everest
D
Shishapangma
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2

What strike of 1,400 women and girls was caused by poor working conditions in the Bryant & May factory in 1888?

A
Grunwick dispute
B
London matchgirls strike
C
Tonypandy Riot
D
Wapping dispute
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3

What is the next in this series: Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold), Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Siegfried, ... ?

A
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersinger of Nuremberg)
B
Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
C
Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods)
D
Die Feen (The Fairies)
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4

What term was coined by Alfred Maury for the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep?

A
Napping
B
Somnambulism
C
Hypnosis
D
Hypnagogia
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5

What is another name for zucchini?

A
Courgette
B
Aubergine
C
Eggplant
D
Avocado
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6

What is Hilary Clinton's maiden name?

A
Rodham
B
Bouvier
C
Roosevelt
D
Kennedy
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7

With which sport do you associate "Flushing Meadow"?

A
Tennis
B
Golf
C
Basketball
D
Baseball
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