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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 September 2011

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New York businessman and gambler Arnold Rothstein was believed to have been behind baseball's Black Sox Scandal, in which the 1919 World Series was fixed, giving the series to which team?

A
New York Giants
B
Cincinnati Reds
C
Cleveland Indians
D
Philadelphia Phillies
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2

Where is Guantanamo Bay?

A
Jamaica
B
Brazil
C
Virgin Islands
D
Cuba
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3

In January 2006, what space probe was sent to investigate Pluto?

A
Uncle Mickey
B
Discovery
C
New Horizon
D
Charon
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4

Who headed up the "Rolling Thunder Revue", a US concert tour consisting of a travelling caravan of musicians including Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Kinky Friedman & Bob Neuwirth, that took place in late 1975 / early 1976?

A
Cat Stevens
B
Bruce Springsteen
C
The Rolling Stones
D
Bob Dylan
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5

What word would you expect to find "Lobster" described as on a French menu?

A
Lostanges
B
Lagune
C
Lobbes
D
Langouste
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6

Which of these is a character in the "Mission Impossible" series of films?

A
Dr. Emmett Brown
B
Thomas A. Anderson
C
Ethan Hunt
D
Warrant Officer Ripley
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7

Where was Expo 2010 held from 1 May to 31 October 2010, the most expensive Expo in the history of world's fairs with the largest site (5.28 square km), with more than 190 countries and over 50 international organisations participating?

A
Shanghai, China
B
Chicago, Illinois, USA
C
London, UK
D
Paris, France
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