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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 May 2011

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1

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Chile
B
Republic of Ireland
C
Greece
D
Switzerland
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2

Which single by the Black Eyed Peas released as the lead single from their fifth studio album, "The E.N.D.", was the group's first U.S. #1 single?

A
Smash Crash Bang
B
Bang Bang Crash
C
Boom Boom Pow
D
Boing Boing Doing
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3

Marie Curie, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911), was born where?

A
Warsaw, Poland
B
Paris, France
C
Geneva, Switzerland
D
Sydney, Australia
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4

What are the first words of the US Declaration of Independence?

A
When in the course of human events ...
B
Four score and seven years ago ...
C
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed ...
D
To be or not to be, that is the question ...
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5

Which of these is a chemical released by one or more cells that affects cells in other parts of the organism, only a small amount of which is needed to alter cell metabolism that, in animals, are often transported in the blood?

A
Calcium
B
Hormone
C
Pheromone
D
Antibody
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6

Which ancient belief about the third finger of the left hand is the reason why engagement and wedding rings are worn on it in many countries?

A
The rings trap evil spirits living on the "sinister" hand
B
It controls fertility
C
It contains the vena amoris ("vein of love")
D
The left hand is used for "personal activities"
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7

Which of these became the highest-placed British dressage rider in the Olympics in 1984 with the horse Wily Trout, won the team gold medal at the 1997 European Championships with the British Event Team, and won the Badminton Horse Trials in 1998 with Word Perfect?

A
Andrew Bartle
B
Christopher Bartle
C
Shane Bartle
D
Robert G Bartle
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