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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2011

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1

In the acronym PAL, used in the television industry, what does the "A" stand for?

A
Alienating
B
Alternating
C
Anachronistic
D
Amending
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2

Which jazz musician was known for his voluminous cheeks and "bent" trumpet?

A
Glen Miller
B
Wynton Marsalis
C
Louis Armstrong
D
Dizzy Gillespie
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3

Who is the patron saint of Wales?

A
St Patrick
B
St Andrew
C
St David
D
St George
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4

Who played eventual winners Chelsea in the FA Cup final in May 2010?

A
Everton
B
Fulham
C
Manchester United
D
Portsmouth
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5

Complete the title of this James Bond film: "On Her Majesty's ... "

A
Favourite Chair
B
Secret Service
C
Corgi
D
Bicycle
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6

In the late 18th century, Pennsylvania built a presidential palace in a futile effort to have Philadelphia made the permanent national capital. What happened to it?

A
It was demolished
B
It was turned into a museum
C
It was bought by the University of Pennsylvania
D
It was used as the state Governor's mansion
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7

Which European country has a flag that is not oblong?

A
Andorra
B
Luxembourg
C
Liechtenstein
D
Switzerland
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