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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2011

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1

Where would one find "Bachmann's bundle"?

A
A model railway store
B
The human heart
C
A CD and DVD store
D
A book about set theory
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2

Which movement was begun in 1909 by Richard Schirrmann, a German schoolteacher, and Wilhelm Münker, a conservationist?

A
Boy scouts
B
Youth Hostels
C
The "Holiday Inn" hotel chain
D
Organised bicycling holidays
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3

What Hindi song composed by A. R. Rahman & Gulzar won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Song for a Motion Picture in 2008?

A
O…Saya
B
Jai Ho
C
Rehna Tu
D
Do Pal
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4

Former New York City police chief Bernard Kerik, appointed US homeland security chief in 2004, was imprisoned for 4 years in February 2010 for what reason?

A
Investment scam
B
Manslaughter
C
Nepotism
D
Tax fraud
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5

Trophies of the same name were awarded to the winners of a world soccer competition run by UEFA and CONMEBOL, a first-class cricket competition run by the ICC for 12 of its associate members, a baseball competition sanctioned by the IBAF and a basketball competition between each of the European Cup winners. What is the name of these trophies?

A
Commissioner's Trophy
B
Intercontinental Cup
C
European Trophy
D
Borg Warner Trophy
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6

Which of these capital cities is on the River Danube?

A
Bratislava
B
Paris
C
Lisbon
D
Florence
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7

During World War I, Turkey was on the same side as which of these countries?

A
Germany
B
Britain
C
France
D
USA
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