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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 November 2011

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1

Which of these is the name of a belt worn by police and military personnel?

A
Sam Brown
B
Uncle Sam
C
John Bull
D
Tommy Jones
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2

What was "the world’s first full-scale atomic electric power plant devoted exclusively to peacetime uses," that went online in 1957?

A
Shippingport
B
Greenham Common
C
Sellafield
D
Chernobyl
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3

What was the only painting that Vincent van Gogh sold while he was alive?

A
Red Vineyard
B
Sunflowers
C
The Starry Night
D
Irises
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4

The name "John Paul Jones" is not a famous name in which of these professions?

A
Athlete
B
Naval commander
C
Musician
D
Pope
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5

What does the "F" stand for in "UEFA"?

A
Food
B
Football
C
Founding
D
Further
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6

The American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and how many British colonies in North America?

A
50
B
26
C
13
D
35
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7

What is the name of the system of stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter (then Latin letters in lower-case then upper-case), followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name (e.g. α Tauri)?

A
Henry Draper Catalogue
B
Flamsteed designation
C
Bayer designation
D
Hipparcos Catalogue
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