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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 March 2011

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1

Which of these labels denotes the driest champagne (or the lowest "sweetness level" according to EU labelling regulations)?

A
Brut Natural or Brut Zéro
B
Brut
C
Doux
D
Sec
Select from the options above.
2

Which comic strip created by Rudolph Dirks that first appeared in 1897 in the "American Humorist", the Sunday supplement of the New York Journal, is still distributed, making it the oldest comic strip still in syndication?

A
Blondie
B
Dennis the Menace
C
The Katzenjammer Kids
D
Archie
Select from the options above.
3

Which lake, the largest in Central Europe, is sometimes referred to as the "Hungarian Sea"?

A
Taferlklaussee
B
Irrsee
C
Balaton
D
Vadkert
Select from the options above.
4

Who caused a scandal when, on 2 February 1950, she gave birth to the son of Italian film director Roberto Rossellini while married to neurosurgeon Peter Lindstrom?

A
Greta Garbo
B
Ingrid Bergman
C
Katharine Hepburn
D
Audrey Hepburn
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5

Which of these sports uses an oval ball?

A
Tennis
B
Polo
C
American Football
D
Petanque
Select from the options above.
6

What is another name for the Southern Boobook owl, also called the Mopoke or Ruru?

A
Kookaburra
B
Morepork
C
Pterodactyl
D
Bald eagle
Select from the options above.
7

The most renowned oracles were Zeus (at Dodona) and Apollo. Where was Apollo based?

A
Delphi
B
Sparta
C
Carthage
D
Troy
Select from the options above.
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