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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 May 2011

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1

Who won the 2010 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:05:52, easily breaking the course record of 2:07:14?

A
Tekeste Kebede
B
Deriba Merga
C
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
D
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
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2

Ilyushin is a make of Russian what?

A
Car
B
Aeroplane
C
Machine gun
D
Refrigerator
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3

A US Federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year marks what date?

A
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln
B
The inauguration of George Washington as first president of the USA
C
The end of the American Civil War
D
The birth of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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4

What scale measures the hotness or piquancy of a chili pepper, as defined by the amount of capsaicin it contains?

A
Torino Scale
B
Scoville scale
C
Richter scale
D
Beaufort scale
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5

What is Spiderman's secret identity?

A
Bruce Wayne
B
Peter Parker
C
Clark Kent
D
George W Bush
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6

Who, an influential English occultist and ceremonial magician, known today for his magical writings, was a hedonist, bisexual, recreational drug experimenter and social critic, and was called in the popular press of the day "the wickedest man in the world"?

A
Dennis Wheatley
B
Jimmy Page
C
Stephen King
D
Aleister Crowley
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7

If you travelled down the Rhine, which sea would you reach?

A
Tasman Sea
B
North Sea
C
Irish Sea
D
Aegean Sea
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