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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2011

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1

Who painted the famous painting known as "The Night Watch"?

A
C├ęzanne
B
Rembrandt
C
Renoir
D
Gainsborough
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2

Which rectangular flag centred with a white square was flown by British ships as a sign that it was due to sail?

A
Union Jack
B
Black watch
C
Blue Peter
D
Royal Ensign
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3

The following are the first few examples of what: (220, 284), (1184, 1210), (2620, 2924), (5020, 5564) & (6232, 6368)?

A
Amicable numbers
B
Natural numbers
C
Prime numbers
D
Paired numbers
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4

On 8 April 1933, the state government of Western Australia held a referendum on which subject, in which 68% of the 237,198 voters voted in favour?

A
Providing an aboriginal reservation
B
Introducing daylight saving
C
Starting Sunday trading
D
Seceding from the Commonwealth of Australia
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5

What is English cricketer Ian Botham's nickname?

A
Piggy
B
Beefy
C
Horsey
D
Badger
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6

What Irish boyband formed in 1998 by Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan and Brian McFadden became the 3rd biggest selling pop band worldwide and biggest selling band of 2000-2009, with 14 number 1 singles in the UK?

A
Westlife
B
Eastdeath
C
Northcoma
D
Southlimbo
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7

What country, with a population of around 12,000, is the third-least-populated sovereign state in the world behind Vatican City and Nauru, and at 26 square kilometres (10 sq miles) is the fourth smallest country in the world, behind those two and Monaco?

A
Samoa
B
Tonga
C
Vanuatu
D
Tuvalu
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