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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2011

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What name was given to the left-leaning military coup that started on 25 April 1974, in Lisbon, Portugal, that effectively changed the Portuguese regime from an authoritarian dictatorship to a democracy?

A
The Passionate Revolution
B
The Velvet Revolution
C
The Carnation Revolution
D
The Gentle Revolution
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2

What fishing method used to catch salmon, mackerel and kingfish, involves drawing one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or bait fish, through the water?

A
Trawling
B
Trolling
C
Casting
D
Drawing
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3

A "bench press" is used in what activity?

A
Wrestling
B
Wheel-making
C
Furniture making
D
Body building
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4

Who designed the British World War II fighter plane, the Spitfire?

A
Barnes Wallis
B
Christopher Cockerell
C
Reginald Mitchell
D
Clive Sinclair
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5

What causes the deposit of rocks and other matter called moraine on the earth's surface?

A
Volcanoes
B
Glaciers
C
Asteroids
D
Tsunami
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6

What is the name of the character played by Charlie Sheen in the TV series "Two and a Half Men"?

A
Homer Simpson
B
Al Bundy
C
Peter Griffin
D
Charlie Harper
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7

Which of these countries has coastline on the English Channel, the Bay of Biscay and the Mediterranean Sea?

A
Germany
B
Italy
C
Denmark
D
France
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