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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 June 2011

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1

What does an angler try to catch?

A
Mumps
B
Englishmen
C
Fish
D
Geometric figures
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2

In the 1960s, which instrument was associated with Mick Avory, John Steel, Keith Moon, Ginger Baker, Charlie Watts, Dave Clark, Richard Taylor, Viv Prince and Jim McCarty?

A
Rhythm guitar
B
Bass guitar
C
Organ
D
Drums
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3

According to Greek legend, which of the 9 Muses was the muse of Lyric poetry?

A
Terpsichore
B
Erato
C
Melpomene
D
Thalia
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4

Where did the Global United Football Club arrange to take 2 teams of football and entertainment celebrities to play an exhibition game in December 2010?

A
Horse Guards Parade, London
B
King George Island, Antarctica
C
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland
D
Basra, Iraq
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5

What was the name of the country in west Africa which, in 1975, was re-named "The People's Republic of Benin"?

A
The Republic of Upper Volta
B
The Republic of Dahomey
C
Madagascar
D
Tanganyika
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6

David Attenborough is best known for narrating what kind of TV programme?

A
Sport
B
Children's cartoons
C
Natural History
D
Current Affairs
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7

What is the name of the line separating the numerator and denominator of a fraction if it is written as a horizontal line?

A
Tangent
B
Vinculum
C
Secant
D
Solidus
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