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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 September 2011

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1

In May 1869 at Promontory Point, a "Golden Spike" ceremony was performed to mark the completion of a railway across which country?

A
India
B
USA
C
Canada
D
China
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2

In August 2009 Wallace Souza was accused of arranging murders so that cameras for the TV programme that he hosted, "Canal Livre", could be on the scenes of the crimes before the police. In which country did this happen?

A
Mexico
B
France
C
Guatemala
D
Brazil
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3

Which of these Canadian provinces does not border Hudson Bay?

A
Ontario
B
Manitoba
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
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4

The Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League, was first played as part of a merger agreement between the NFL and its rival, the American Football League, in what year?

A
1947
B
1977
C
1957
D
1967
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5

Which of these are not all single-celled organisms?

A
Amoeboids
B
Bacteria
C
Archaea
D
Fungi
Select from the options above.
6

Which folk band formed by Randy Sparks in 1961 had several Top 40 hits, including "This Land Is Your Land", "Green, Green", "Today" and "Ramblin'"?

A
The Nude Glinty Mistrals
B
The New Minty Crystals
C
The New Christy Minstrels
D
The Newt Misty Wastrels
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7

What is equivalent to 4 quavers?

A
Breve
B
Minim
C
Quaver
D
Crochet
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