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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2012

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1

Which of these waterfalls is on the border between the USA and Canada?

A
Niagara Falls
B
Victoria Falls
C
Angel Falls
D
Rhine Falls
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2

Wilhelm von Humboldt, Robert Cawdrey, Joseph Wright and James A Murray were all famous what?

A
Lexicographers
B
Ocean explorers
C
Authors
D
Politicians
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3

The Battles of Alamein, Britain and the Bulge took place in which war?

A
Vietnam
B
World War I
C
World War II
D
Korea
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4

What bird has iridescent blue-green or green coloured plumage, where the train feathers have a series of eyes that are best seen when the tail is fanned?

A
Cabbagecock
B
Beancock
C
Carrotcock
D
Peacock
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5

What vehicle was sold to John and Maureen Hendricks at the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2005, for a record $3,240,000?

A
1954 Oldsmobile F-88 Convertible Concept Car
B
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 “Super Snake”
C
1950 General Motors Futurliner "Parade of Progress" tour bus
D
1954 Pontiac Bonneville special concept car
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6

When did London first host an Olympic Games?

A
1922
B
1908
C
1952
D
1934
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7

Which of these films was set in the Vietnam War?

A
The Dirty Dozen
B
M*A*S*H
C
Full Metal Jacket
D
Flight from Ashiya
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