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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 December 2011

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1

What was the painter Monet's first name?

A
Edouard
B
Vincent
C
Claude
D
Jean
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2

If an oblong field is 5 metres by 12 metres, what is the distance of the diagonal?

A
.5 kilometre
B
13 metres
C
17 metres
D
1 centimetre
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3

The islands of Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii and New Caledonia are in which ocean?

A
Pacific
B
Atlantic
C
Indian
D
Antarctic
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4

What, in ancient Rome, was a "sudatorium"?

A
Dirty house
B
Bubble bath
C
Horse race
D
Sauna
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5

Lladro porcelain comes from what country?

A
Sweden
B
Belgium
C
Norway
D
Spain
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6

Who was the goalkeeper for England's opening match in the 2010 FIFA World Cup against the USA on 12 June, whose performance made headlines in the UK such as "The Hand of Clod"?

A
Edwin Scarlet
B
Gordon Brown
C
Robert Green
D
Chalky White
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7

Which of these historical figures is most associated with the year 1789?

A
Guy Fawkes
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
Joan of Arc
D
George Washington
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