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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 May 2011

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Which of these was a siege gun used in European warfare during the 16th and 17th centuries which had a calibre of 8 inches (200 mm), weighed about 8,000 pounds (3,600 kg), and was designed to fire cannon balls weighing up to 52 pounds (24 kg)?

A
Karelia
B
Khartoum
C
Kapowee
D
Kartouwe
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2

Which of these is a Chinese philosophical system based on writings by Lao-tzu in the 6th century, which developed into a religion?

A
Confuscianism
B
Taoism
C
Buddhism
D
Shintoism
Select from the options above.
3

Early in 2010 which telescope was used to discover 5 new planets and 2 objects circling stars that were too hot to be planets and too small to be stars?

A
Kepler Telescope
B
Hubble Telescope
C
Kevlar Telescope
D
Nelson's Telescope
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4

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Lee Chang-hwan of Korea broke the Olympic Record with a score of 117 points (though he didn't win a medal for it) in what sport?

A
Archery
B
Wrestling
C
Tae Kwan Do
D
Diving
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5

What two words follow this lyric from Katy Perry's song released in 2008: "I kissed a girl and I liked it, the taste of her ... " what?

A
Hairy liplick
B
Liquorice lipstick
C
Chocolate chiclets
D
Cherry chapstick
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these men have not walked on the moon?

A
Neil Armstrong
B
Alan Shepard
C
Michael Collins
D
Buzz Aldrin
Select from the options above.
7

What is the capital of Algeria?

A
Casablanca
B
Tunis
C
Cairo
D
Algiers
Select from the options above.
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