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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 September 2011

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1

What is the name of the line separating the numerator and denominator of a fraction if it is written as a diagonal line?

A
Solidus
B
Vinculum
C
Stave
D
Secant
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2

What is the title of a 2001 award winning documentary film directed by Sandi Simcha DuBowski about gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews trying to reconcile their sexuality with their faith?

A
Wilde About Moses
B
Kosher, Not Kosher
C
Sex in the Semites
D
Trembling Before G-d
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3

Who has been married to actress Patricia Arquette (1995 to 2001), singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley (daughter of Elvis Presley, 2002 to 2004) and is now married to former waitress Alice Kim, with whom he has a son, Kal-El?

A
Leonard Nimoy
B
Brad Pitt
C
Matthew Perry
D
Nicholas Cage
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4

Which of these is British slang for someone from the Birmingham area?

A
Cockney
B
Scouser
C
Geordie
D
Brummie
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5

Which of these US prisons is still operational?

A
Lincoln Heights Jail, Los Angeles, California
B
Alcatraz, San Francisco, California
C
Sing Sing, Ossining, New York
D
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Select from the options above.
6

Set up in 1954 as a merger of smaller groups, the Front de Libération Nationale fought a war for independence from France until 1962, when the French government signed a cease-fire agreement. The FLN became the only legal party in which country?

A
Algeria
B
Morocco
C
Egypt
D
Tunisia
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7

David Seaman and David Beckham are connected with which sport?

A
Baseball
B
Soccer
C
Ice hockey
D
Rugby League
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