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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 April 2012

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What term was used to describe the pattern where, from 1840 to 1960, each American President who had won election in a year ending in zero died in office?

A
The Zero Factor
B
The Curse of Tippecanoe
C
Harrison's legacy
D
The Dead Pool
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2

Which of these was an American astronomer?

A
Edwin Hubble
B
Joseph Banks
C
Arthur C Clarke
D
Derek Fowlds
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3

In nursery rhymes, Tommy Tucker and Jack Horner are both referred to as what?

A
Old
B
Crooked
C
Contrary
D
Little
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4

What is the name of the line of latitude that is approximately 23 degrees 30 minutes North?

A
Arctic Circle
B
Tropic of Capricorn
C
Equator
D
Tropic of Cancer
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5

Who appeared on the first postage stamp?

A
Edward VIII
B
Henry VIII
C
Victoria
D
James II
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6

At the 1956 Olympic Games, an extremely violent semi-final match in what sport was played between Hungary and Russia?

A
Soccer
B
Water polo
C
Hockey
D
Ice hockey
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7

In what field is "The Meisner Technique" used?

A
Surgery
B
Acting
C
High Jump
D
Animal training
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