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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 December 2011

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1

What was the name of the character played by Michael Caine in a 2009 film, an elderly former Royal Marine and Northern Ireland veteran who tries to be indifferent about his violent neighbourhood on an Elephant and Castle housing estate?

A
Alfie Elkins
B
Harry Brown
C
Harry Palmer
D
Jack Carter
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2

What does the "I" stand for in the acronym "FBI"?

A
Infiltration
B
Intelligence
C
Investigation
D
Ignorance
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3

In September 2010 Lady Gaga attracted attention by posing in a bikini for the cover of Japan's Hommes Vogue magazine and appearing on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards wearing a dress made of what?

A
Glass
B
Silk
C
Feathers
D
Meat
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4

The wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton is the 10th royal wedding to be held at Westminster Abbey. The first was that of Princess Patricia of Connaught to the Hon. Alexander Ramsay, which was in what year?

A
1811
B
1745
C
1919
D
1854
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5

What is the word for the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates?

A
Epicentre
B
Elocution
C
Epiphone
D
Epicure
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6

The word "renal" refers to which part of the body?

A
Skin
B
Base of the spine
C
Kidneys
D
Head
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7

Which of these is a very good hand in the game of blackjack?

A
4 fives and a jack
B
A King and an Ace
C
A three, a seven, a six and a King
D
Ace, 7, 8 and 9 of hearts
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