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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 July 2011

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Who was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title?

A
Carly Patterson
B
Mary Lou Retton
C
Hong Un Jong
D
Émilie Le Pennec
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2

How many New Zealanders have won Nobel Prizes in Chemistry?

A
2
B
5
C
8
D
1
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3

What is the next in this series: 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians ... ?

A
Colossians
B
1 Thessalonians
C
Romans
D
Titus
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4

During a speech in January 1992, then-president George H. W. Bush mentioned that he wanted to "make American families a lot more like ... which family? ... and a lot less like the Simpsons".

A
The Partridge Family
B
The Cowsills
C
The Brady Bunch
D
The Waltons
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5

Which of these is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jim Steinman, which was based on a 1961 film?

A
Give a Little Whistle
B
I Whistle a Happy Tune
C
Whistle Down the Wind
D
Whistle While You Work
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6

What device is designed to measure a gravitational field and changes to it?

A
Centrifuge
B
Accelerometer
C
Cyclotron
D
Gravimeter
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7

What name is given to the broad expanse of prairie, steppe and grassland west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains, covering parts of the US states of Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan?

A
The Great Lakes
B
The Great Plains
C
The Pampas
D
The Steppes
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