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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2011

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What is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, the month of fasting, in which Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and so on from dawn to sunset?

A
Muttondan
B
Ewerdan
C
Lambadan
D
Ramadan
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2

What is the next in this series: "Lucky Town", "The Ghost of Tom Joad", "The Rising", "Devils & Dust", "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions", "Magic" ... ?

A
It's Not Me, It's You
B
The Very Best of Bob Dylan
C
Working on a Dream
D
Philadelphia
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3

When was the first Super Bowl for American football held?

A
1937
B
1957
C
1947
D
1967
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4

Which of these places are the greatest distance apart in a straight line?

A
Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington
B
Washington, DC and Denver, Colorado
C
Phoenix, Arizona and Salt Lake City, Utah
D
New York City, New York, USA and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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5

Which of these actresses was born last?

A
Winona Ryder
B
Christina Ricci
C
Goldie Hawn
D
Lauren Bacall
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6

The Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg), fought on 17 September 1862, the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil has what other distinction in US history?

A
The bloodiest single-day battle
B
The last battle when muzzle-loading rifles were used
C
The first battle on American soil
D
The first battle to use iron cannon balls
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7

What thin, circular structure in the eye controls the diameter and size of the pupil and the amount of light reaching through it?

A
Cornea
B
Retina
C
Lens
D
Iris
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