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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 December 2011

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Which of these was a leading figure in the pop art movement, who became famous as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer and author?

A
Andy Warhol
B
Bob Monkhouse
C
Phil Spector
D
Woody Allen
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2

Roger Bannister ran what distance in the record-breaking time of under 4 minutes at Oxford in 1954?

A
1000 metres
B
1500 metres
C
Mile
D
880 yards
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3

Who established "Shady Records"?

A
Snoop Dogg
B
Jay Z
C
Puff Daddy
D
Eminem
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4

Why does the Archbishop of York sign himself "Ebor"?

A
It is his surname
B
It is his first name
C
Eboracum was the Roman name for York from 75AD
D
It is an anagram of "bore"
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5

What does the chemical symbol "Au" stand for?

A
Silver
B
Aluminium
C
Gold
D
Titanium
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6

Which US state consists of two separate peninsulas, separated by the Straits of Mackinac, a five-mile (8 km)-wide channel?

A
Minnesota
B
Illinois
C
Michigan
D
Wisconsin
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7

A "moog" was what type of instrument?

A
Gong
B
Theremin
C
Drum
D
Synthesizer
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