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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 June 2011

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What Western Christian military order, which existed for approximately two centuries in the Middle Ages, was endorsed by the Roman Catholic Church around 1129?

A
The Order of the Bath
B
Knights Templar
C
Popski's Private Army
D
The Chindits
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2

Which band put out a single in 1996 called "Tonight Tonight"?

A
Bursting Bananas
B
Crushing Potatoes
C
Squashing Tomatoes
D
Smashing Pumpkins
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3

Which of these is a genus of armoured dinosaur with distinctive tail spikes and plates from the Late Jurassic period, once found in western North America and Europe?

A
Stegosaurus
B
Apatosaurus
C
Diplodocus
D
Velociraptor
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4

Which saint founded a monastery in 563 on the island of Iona off the west coast of Scotland?

A
St Anselm
B
St Bernard
C
St Augustine
D
St Columba
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5

Where is the "Day of the Dead" celebrated on 2 November?

A
Bolivia
B
Mexico
C
Sri Lanka
D
Myanmar
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6

What phrase refers to an archaic method of excommunication for one who had committed a particularly grievous sin?

A
Bell, book and candle
B
Blood, sweat and tears
C
Hook, line and sinker
D
Lock, stock and barrel
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7

As at 2010, which team had played the most seasons of professional baseball games without winning the World Series, with their last win in 1908?

A
The St. Louis Cardinals
B
The Atlanta Braves
C
The New York Yankees
D
The Chicago Cubs
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