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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2012

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1

Who is the patron saint of Spain?

A
Luke
B
John
C
Mark
D
James
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2

In November 1938, while attempting to obtain a respiratory and circulatory stimulant (an analeptic), Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann became what?

A
A werewolf
B
The "inventor" of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
C
Radioactive
D
Comatose
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3

What military unit was established in 1831 so that foreign nationals could serve in a nation's Army?

A
The Special Air Service
B
The French Foreign Legion
C
The Special Boat Service
D
The Territorials
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4

In May 2010, David Byrne, the former lead singer of 1980s band "Talking Heads", began a lawsuit claiming $1 million in damages against Florida governor Charlie Crist over the use of which song in an election commercial?

A
Psycho Killer
B
Road to Nowhere
C
Burning Down the House
D
(Nothing But) Flowers
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5

Camelot was the legendary court of whom?

A
Ozymandias
B
Atilla the Hun
C
King Arthur
D
Kublai Khan
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6

Which of these people is an Australian professional surfer and triple world champion on the Women's ASP World Tour (2007, 2008, 2009)?

A
Caroline Wozniacki
B
Stephanie Gilmore
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
Julia Gillard
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7

"House music" originated in clubs in which city?

A
New York
B
Chicago
C
London
D
Paris
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