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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 January 2012

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John Lombe's water-powered silk mill at Derby, operational from 1721, is generally acknowledged as being the first what?

A
Company to hire women
B
Water-powered machine
C
Workplace to recognise a union
D
Factory
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2

Annie Leibovitz is famous as what?

A
Chef
B
Photographer
C
Sculptor
D
Dog trainer
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3

Which of these is not a lifeline in the standard format of the TV game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"?

A
Phone a friend
B
Pass
C
Fifty fifty
D
Ask the audience
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4

How many US states share a land border with Canada?

A
6
B
12
C
10
D
5
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5

What were the titles of Sharon Osbourne's autobiographies, published in October 2005 & October 2007?

A
"Ozzie Paradise" & "Still Me"
B
"Extreme" & "Survivor"
C
"I Shouldn't Be Alive" & "My Way"
D
"The Best Is Yet To Come" & "Is That It?"
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6

What woke Sleeping Beauty?

A
A kiss
B
A text message
C
A fire in the bedroom
D
A noisy party next door
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7

What ambulance service is a common name used by a number of affiliated organisations in different countries dedicated to the teaching and practice of medical first aid and the provision of ambulance services, all of which derive their origins from an association founded in 1877 in England?

A
St John
B
St Andrew
C
St George
D
St David
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