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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 September 2011

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1

How many members are there in the US upper house, the Senate?

A
192
B
535
C
100
D
69
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2

Which of these did not appear in the "Coronation Street" 40th anniversary live episode, which was broadcast on Friday 8 December 2000?

A
Noddy Holder, lead vocalist & guitarist for rock band Slade
B
Charles, H. R. H. The Prince of Wales
C
Mick Jagger, lead vocalist for rock band The Rolling Stones
D
William Roache who appeared in the first episode on 9 December 1960
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3

Who was best known for his role as Dracula, a role he first took on in film in 1931?

A
Lon Chaney
B
Vincent Price
C
Bela Lugosi
D
Errol Flynn
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4

In 1956, a major uprising in Hungary was put down by forces from where?

A
Germany
B
USA
C
NATO
D
USSR
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5

Which of these is a US football team based in Washington DC?

A
Indians
B
Cowboys
C
Redskins
D
Chiefs
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6

In 2003, which planet passed 55.76 million km from earth, the closest since the Stone Age?

A
Mars
B
Venus
C
Mercury
D
Jupiter
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7

What is a small ceramic dish used for baking an individual portion?

A
Roulade
B
Ramekin
C
Raclette
D
Roustabout
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