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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 August 2011

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index that shows how stocks of large, publicly-owned companies based in the USA have traded during a standard stock market trading session. How many company's stocks does it track?

A
100
B
30
C
50
D
500
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2

The island called Martha's Vineyard off the south of Cape Cod in New England is in which state of the USA?

A
Massachusetts
B
California
C
New Mexico
D
Washington
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3

What relation were Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole to each other?

A
Mother and son
B
Brother and Sister
C
Uncle and niece
D
Father and daughter
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4

In 1848, Mexico ratified the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, officially ceding what to the USA?

A
Sovereignty
B
Land
C
Fishing rights
D
Intellectual property rights to Mariachi music
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5

In the USA and Canada, what does "MLS" signify?

A
An inning where no batter has hit the ball
B
Basketball's best player of the year award
C
A touchdown from an illegal move not seen by the referee
D
A professional soccer league
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6

In the United Kingdom, the "Civil List" covers whose expenses?

A
The Archbishop of Canterbury
B
The Queen
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Home Office
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7

Where was the body of Roberto Calvi, an Italian banker dubbed "God's Banker" by the press, found by a passing postman on 18 June 1982?

A
Blackfriars Bridge, London
B
Grand Canal, Venice
C
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
D
Place de la Concorde, Paris
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