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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 August 2011

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1

What ship is commanded by the fictional pirate Jack Sparrow?

A
Marie Celeste
B
Black Dog
C
Jolly Roger
D
Black Pearl
Select from the options above.
2

What is the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one, apart from the sender and intended recipient, suspects the existence of the message?

A
Stenography
B
Steganography
C
Cryptonomy
D
Cryptosporidiosis
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3

Peter Phillips, the only son of The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips, and the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, married Autumn Kelly in 2008. Where did they meet?

A
Adelaide, Australia
B
Montreal, Quebec
C
Brands Hatch, England
D
Indianapolis, USA
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4

Which world welterweight boxing champion was reported in April 2010 to be standing for the Philippine Congress, for the political party called "the People's Champ Movement"?

A
Wladimir Klitschko
B
Floyd Mayweather jnr
C
Sugar Shane Mosley
D
Manny Pacquiao
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5

What city is divided into 20 administrative areas which include Louvre, Temple, Hôtel-de-Ville, Panthéon, Luxembourg, Elysée, Opéra, Popincourt, Gobelins, Observatoire and Ménilmontant?

A
Chartres
B
Rouen
C
Berlin
D
Paris
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6

According to the nursery rhyme, Kitty Fisher found the pocket belonging to whom?

A
Little Tommy Tucker
B
Jenny Wren
C
Little Bo Peep
D
Lucy Lockett
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7

Which of these people has hosted the most Oscar ceremonies?

A
Johnny Carson
B
Steve Martin
C
Bob Hope
D
David Letterman
Select from the options above.
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