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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 October 2011

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1

What award is the equivalent of the Oscars for the music industry?

A
BAFTAs
B
Emmys
C
Tonys
D
Grammys
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2

On 1 July 1967, what was the first official colour broadcast transmitted on television in the UK?

A
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
B
"Dixon of Dock Green"
C
Wimbledon Gentlemen's Final
D
"Robin Hood"
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3

What compete at the Burghley Trials, Badminton, the Rolex Kentucky Three Day, the Adelaide Trials, the Luhmühlen Trials and the Étoiles de Pau?

A
Cyclists
B
Sheepdogs
C
Horse riders
D
Snowboarders
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4

After Jack and Jill had gone up the hill and Jack had had an accident, what was his injured part wrapped in?

A
Honey and lettuce
B
Vinegar and brown paper
C
Green eggs and ham
D
Tar and feathers
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5

Which of these bones is the lowest in the human body (when it is standing up!)?

A
Cranium
B
Sternum
C
Patella
D
Pelvis
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6

Which of these novelists was born in Australia ?

A
Bryce Courtenay
B
J. M. Coetzee
C
Peter Carey
D
Keri Hulme
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7

In 1968, what telephone number was established as the national emergency number for the United States?

A
119
B
111
C
999
D
911
Select from the options above.
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