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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 June 2011

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1

A play by Eugene O'Neill is "A Long ... what .... Journey into Night"?

A
Morning's
B
Day's
C
Evening's
D
Afternoon's
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2

What electricity voltage is provided as mains power in the USA?

A
50 Volts
B
230 Volts
C
460 Volts
D
120 Volts
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3

In 2011 the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was a cartel of 12 countries: Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Venezuela and which other?

A
USA
B
Indonesia
C
Canada
D
Libya
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4

What, invented by William Harbutt of Bath, England in 1897, is composed of calcium salts (principally calcium carbonate), petroleum jelly, and long-chain aliphatic acids (principally stearic acid)?

A
10W/40 motor oil
B
Semtex plastic explosive
C
The drug LSD
D
Plasticine
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5

What is "pig iron"?

A
A type of pig
B
A type of iron
C
A bird used for racing
D
A mineral that is often mistaken for iron ("fool's iron")
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6

Which of these is not used to groom a horse?

A
Shedding blade
B
Clippers
C
Dandy brush
D
Dibbler
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7

Which pole vaulter won 6 consecutive IAAF World Championships, an Olympic gold, broke the world record 35 times (17 outdoor and 18 indoor records), was the first to clear both 6.0 metres and 6.10 metres (20 ft)?

A
Dick Fosbury
B
Sergey Bubka
C
Kjell Isaksson
D
Bob Seagren
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