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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 March 2012

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1

What was the name of a comic strip created by George McManus that ran from January 1913 to May 2000 about an Irishman, Jiggs, who comes into wealth in the USA but wants to live much as he used to?

A
Blondie
B
Dennis the Menace
C
Garfield
D
Bringing Up Father
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2

The Mazda Cosmo, which began to be marketed in 1990, was the first car to be equipped with what as an option?

A
GDI
B
ABS
C
DOHC
D
GPS
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3

How many degrees do the internal angles of an octagon add up to?

A
180
B
360
C
1080
D
720
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4

Who succeeded Lyndon Johnson as president of the USA on 20 January 1969?

A
Richard Nixon
B
Gerald Ford
C
Dwight D Eisenhower
D
Jimmy Carter
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5

Five of Canada's fourteen UNESCO World heritage sites (Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump) are in which Canadian province?

A
Ontario
B
Saskatchewan
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
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6

Zola Budd became famous as what?

A
Athlete
B
Artist
C
Animal trainer
D
Tennis player
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7

Which of these buildings used to be a Paris prison?

A
Arc de Triomphe
B
La Sorbonne
C
The Louvre
D
Bastille
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