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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 August 2011

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1

In Britain, the political party called Whigs were an early version of what party?

A
Liberals
B
Labour
C
Conservatives
D
Social Democrats
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2

Who famously gatecrashed a state dinner for Indian President Manmohan Singh at the White House on 24 November 2009?

A
David Letterman
B
Tareq and Michaele Salah
C
Sarah Palin
D
Joan Collins
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3

Which of these is the name of a peninsula in south west Cornwall, England?

A
The Lizard
B
The Giraffe
C
The Alligator
D
The Wombat
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4

After the World Cup in 1962, the government of Brazil declared which player an "official national treasure" to prevent him from being transferred out of the country when wealthy European clubs tried to sign him?

A
Ronaldo
B
Pelé
C
Cafu
D
Zico
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5

A song from the musical "Evita" is "Don't cry for me ... " where?

A
Bulawayo
B
Oklahoma
C
Argentina
D
Greenland
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6

Which city, since the 14th century BC, has been controlled by Israelites, Judaeans, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Mamluks, Turks, and the British and for a short time after World War II was occupied by Israel and Jordan?

A
Jerusalem
B
Tyre
C
Carthage
D
Athens
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7

Sheep, which are aged by their teeth, are referred to by the number of permanent incisors that have erupted. About how old is a "six-tooth"?

A
2 to 4 years
B
1.5 to 2 years
C
1 to 1.5 years
D
2 to 3 years
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