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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 January 2012

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What 4 part UK television series frequently contained the line "You might very well think that: I couldn't possibly comment"?

A
The Power Game
B
The New Statesman
C
Yes, Prime Minister
D
House of Cards
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2

John Scopes was put on trial in 1925 in the USA for teaching the theories of which scientist?

A
Newton
B
Darwin
C
Pasteur
D
Galileo
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3

Who was the subject of a 4 week inquiry by the US Atomic Energy Commission in 1954 into his background, actions and associations, due to suspicions that he was a member of the Communist Party and might have spied for the Soviet Union, which resulted in his top secret security clearance being revoked?

A
J. Robert Oppenheimer
B
Warren Burger
C
Joseph Kennedy
D
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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4

Where did the car manufacturer Audi originate?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Sweden
D
Germany
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5

What name is given to the frst person to enter a house in the New Year?

A
First header
B
First footer
C
First margin
D
First alignment
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6

What animal is involved in "dressage"?

A
Pig
B
Horse
C
Dog
D
Elephant
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7

The Great Salt Lake, in the north of the US state of Utah, is the largest salt lake in the western hemisphere. What is the approximate average salinity of its main basin, Gilbert Bay?

A
3.5%
B
33.7%
C
13%
D
45%
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