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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2011

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1

Which of these phrases describes part of a surgeon's preparation for performing an operation?

A
Rub down
B
Scrub up
C
Hose down
D
Leg up
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2

Which of these, described as being "the most successful, influential and powerful theatrical producer in the world" is notable for his association with many commercially successful musicals, and whose business owns 7 London theatres?

A
James Cameron
B
Cameron Mackintosh
C
Andrew Lloyd Webber
D
Charles Macintosh
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3

Where was the industrial accident on 2-3 December 1984 that caused the deaths of 3,000 to 16,000 people, for which 7 ex-employees were convicted in June 2010 and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment & a fine of about US$2,000 each?

A
Chernobyl, Ukraine
B
Bhopal, India
C
Greenham Common, England
D
Pasadena, Texas, USA
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4

How many people made up the English pop rock group "Tears For Fears"?

A
2
B
4
C
3
D
5
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5

Which of these is a character from the pantomime "Cinderella"?

A
Belts
B
Zips
C
Domes
D
Buttons
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6

Where was the first competition named the FIFA Club World Cup held in 2006?

A
Abu Dhabi
B
Brazil
C
Japan
D
Spain
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7

What is the colloquial name for people from Wiltshire, a county of South West England, that arose from a folk tale?

A
Treehuggers
B
Sunlovers
C
Comet-tailers
D
Moonrakers
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