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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 May 2011

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1

According to the English nursery rhyme, who "put the kettle on"?

A
Susy
B
Sally
C
Polly
D
Sookie
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2

Who wrote "Futility" (1898) about an enormous "unsinkable" British passenger liner called the Titan, which hits an iceberg and sinks in the North Atlantic with the loss of nearly all on board?

A
C S Lewis
B
Robert Louis Stevenson
C
Nostradamus
D
Morgan Robertson
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3

In David Hockney's painting "Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy", what is Percy?

A
Aspidistra
B
Statue of an elephant
C
Cat
D
Fiat Bambina
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4

What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons "?

A
The Skins
B
The Crossbelts
C
The Death or Glory Boys
D
The Green Horse
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5

Which of these is the largest genus in the wood-sorrel family which occurs throughout most of the world, except for the polar areas?

A
Oxymoron
B
Oxalis
C
Oxtail
D
Oxygenesis
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6

Which boxers fought in the "Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974?

A
Muhammed Ali and George Foreman
B
George Foreman and Joe Frazier
C
Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman and Mike Tyson
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7

Which of these is a major Australian River?

A
Pumpkin
B
Honey
C
Sweetheart
D
Darling
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