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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 April 2012

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1

What word's original meaning was "to remove every tenth one"?

A
Decimate
B
Decapod
C
Decimal
D
Decalogue
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2

Which New York nightclub manager, who appeared on a cover of the New York Post holding a picture of her fiancé who was killed in the September 11 attacks, was alleged by The National Enquirer in 2009 to have had an affair with Tiger Woods?

A
Victoria Beckham
B
Rachel Uchitel
C
Paris Hilton
D
Susan Sarandon
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3

On 10 May 1775, during the American Revolutionary War, a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame and looted Fort Ticonderoga, a small British garrison, and took away cannons and other armaments to fortify which city that was under siege?

A
Boston
B
Philadelphia
C
Peoria
D
Gettysburg
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4

What was the occupation of Jules Leotard who popularised one-piece gymwear in the 19th century?

A
Wrestler
B
Trapeze artist
C
Swimmer
D
Dancer
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5

What is measured using the Rankine scale?

A
Rainfall
B
Wind speed
C
Temperature
D
Earthquake intensity
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6

How many members are there in the French lower house, the National Assembly?

A
646
B
321
C
577
D
100
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7

Which of these was a Swiss painter of German nationality whose style was influenced by expressionism, cubism, and surrealism, who taught at the German Bauhaus school of art and architecture?

A
Peter Dürt
B
Paul Klee
C
Mathew Urth
D
Luke Loame
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