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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2012

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1

Which of these is part of a computer?

A
Differential
B
Hard drive
C
Cavity magnetron
D
Receiver
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2

What is an isthmus?

A
A cloud formation
B
Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
C
A figure of speech
D
A species of tomato
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3

Which of these people has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony award?

A
Elaine Paige
B
Julia Roberts
C
Elizabeth Taylor
D
Liza Minnelli
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4

Soccer player Dennis Bergkamp was well known for his fear of what?

A
Bees
B
Flying
C
The dark
D
Oranges
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5

Who made two series of engravings based on two series of his paintings, called "A Rake's Progress" and "A Harlot's Progress"?

A
Pablo Picasso
B
M C Escher
C
Ronald Searle
D
William Hogarth
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6

What word means to sell scarce shares or tickets at a quick profit?

A
Scalp
B
Scrape
C
Slip
D
Slide
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7

All or part of Eritrea, Somaliland, Tientsin, Libya, the Dodecanese Islands, Ethiopia and Albania were ruled by what country in 1942?

A
Turkey
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
France
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