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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 July 2011

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Which of these words is a generic Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles, either soft noodles, or, in "Hong Kong" style, thin crispy noodles?

A
Chow mein
B
Chowder
C
Chop suey
D
Caio
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2

Which of these is an instrument used to measure horizontal and vertical angles?

A
Troglodyte
B
Theodolite
C
Armalite
D
Stalactite
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3

What science features in the TV series "House"?

A
Civil engineering
B
Medicine
C
Hydraulics
D
Mathematics
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4

What early 18th century English club in London with strong political and literary associations, had members which included writers William Congreve, Jonathan Swift and Joseph Addison, and politicians the Duke of Marlborough and Sir Robert Walpole?

A
The Garrick Club
B
The Whiggery
C
The Kit-Kat Club
D
The Athenaeum
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5

In the 1970 UK general election, who was elected MP for North Antrim, became the longest serving MP from Northern Ireland, and led the Democratic Unionist Party from 1971 to 2008?

A
Brendan Beehan
B
Enoch Powell
C
Lloyd George
D
Ian Paisley
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6

How long is each round in a boxing match at the Olympic Games?

A
3 minutes
B
1 minute
C
5 minutes
D
10 minutes
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7

Which of these is in North America?

A
Hudson's Bay
B
Gulf of Carpentaria
C
Bay of Biscay
D
Galway Bay
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