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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2011

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1

In most countries of the world, the third Sunday in June is dedicated to which group?

A
Mothers
B
Fathers
C
Children
D
Lovers
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2

Which of these names is associated with Jamie Oliver?

A
The barefaced baker
B
The nude cook
C
The naked chef
D
The raw restauranteur
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3

Which American rock, folk, and alt-country singer/songwriter, a three-time Grammy Award winner, was named “America’s best songwriter” by TIME magazine in 2002?

A
Lucinda Williams
B
Shania Twain
C
Tracy Chapman
D
Eva Cassidy
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4

What is the name for the branch of astronomy that relates to precise measurements and explanations of the positions and movements of celestial bodies?

A
Astrometry
B
Stellacula
C
Orbitry
D
Bangor
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5

Until Tony Blair's prime ministership, which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the longest continuous term?

A
Ramsay MacDonald
B
Harold Wilson
C
James Callaghan
D
Clement Attlee
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6

What mountain-based military camp in Frederick County, Maryland, is used as a country retreat of the President of the USA and his guests?

A
Camp David
B
Fort Knox
C
Fort Apache
D
Butlins
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7

What men's golf tournament was held on The Hills Golf Course, a privately owned golf course in an area known as Arrowtown, in 2007, 2009 and 2010?

A
New Zealand Open
B
Brunei Open
C
Australian Open
D
South African Open
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