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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 May 2011

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Which English all-female pop trio based in London, consisting of Heidi Range, Amelle Berrabah and Jade Ewen, was formed in 1998 by original members Siobhán Donaghy, Mutya Buena and Keisha Buchanan?

A
Destiny's Child
B
The Dixie Chicks
C
Beverley Sisters
D
Sugababes
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2

What does the phrase "In loco parentis" mean?

A
On a family train journey
B
Amongst crazy parents
C
With fanatical father figures
D
Temporarily in charge of a child
Select from the options above.
3

In the UK, until what date was a person not able to give evidence in the trial of their spouse?

A
1898
B
1926
C
1793
D
1962
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4

What sign of the zodiac is represented by a crab?

A
Sagittarius
B
Cancer
C
Leo
D
Capricorn
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5

A 1966 British children's TV series featuring stop-motion puppets, and each episode began with a music box playing, accompanied by "Here is a box, a musical box, wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide a secret inside. Can you guess what is in it today?" Which of these was it?

A
Playschool
B
The Magic Roundabout
C
Rainbow
D
Camberwick Green
Select from the options above.
6

The islands of Tristan da Cunha are 2,816 kilometres (1,750 miles) from the nearest land. What country is closest to them?

A
Australia
B
Chile
C
Argentina
D
South Africa
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these sports has a bat as part of its equipment?

A
Squash
B
Cricket
C
Volleyball
D
High jump
Select from the options above.
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