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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2011

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1

Approximately what is the population of China?

A
5,000 million
B
1,400 million
C
1,000 million
D
500 million
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2

Which of these is a model who was born in New Zealand?

A
Miranda Kerr
B
Rachel Hunter
C
Marisa Miller
D
Christie Brinkley
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3

What is a French word meaning false or fake?

A
Faux
B
Adieu
C
Vert
D
Royale
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4

A substance that attracts water molecules from the environment through either absorption or adsorption is called what?

A
Hygroscopic
B
Hydraulic
C
Hypnotic
D
Hippocratic
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5

Following the publication of a story in the "News of the World" on 2 May 2010, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced the immediate suspension of 3 time World Champion John Higgins. What was Higgins accused of?

A
Bribing referees
B
Match fixing
C
Using foul language in a formal interview
D
Domestic violence
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6

Which rock musical includes the songs "Skid Row (Downtown)", "Somewhere That's Green", and "Suddenly, Seymour"?

A
Billy Elliot
B
Little Shop of Horrors
C
Tommy
D
Sunday in the Park with George
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7

In the Republican calendar, introduced after the French Revolution, how many days were there in a week?

A
5
B
10
C
7.5
D
365 / 10 * 5.5
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