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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2012

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1

Which of these rivers run through Denver, Colorado, USA?

A
Mississippi
B
Salt River
C
Ohio River
D
Platte River
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2

What was the blue dye used by the ancient Britons as battle paint?

A
Mead
B
Loam
C
Peat
D
Woad
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3

In the original version of the "Donkey Kong" computer game, the hero, Mario, attempted to rescue his girlfriend. What was her name?

A
Charmaine
B
Madeleine
C
Pauline
D
Kylie
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4

Which of these, sporting large backward-curving horns, is a bearded mountain goat from Eurasia and northern Africa?

A
Saiga
B
Ibex
C
Mountain Nyala
D
Eland
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5

What TV character used the catchphrase "I know nothing"?

A
Sergeant Shulz
B
Homer Simpson
C
Fred Flintstone
D
Mr. T
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6

Which of these is a procedure popularly thought of as used for excommunication from the Catholic Church for one who had committed a particularly grievous sin?

A
Lock, stock and barrel
B
Hook, line and sinker
C
Bell, book and candle
D
Blood, sweat and tears
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7

Who invented the revolver?

A
James Revolver
B
Cole Porter
C
Portland James
D
Samuel Colt
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