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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 May 2012

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1

What liner was destroyed in Hong Kong harbour while undergoing renovations in 1972?

A
Ocean Star
B
Queen Mary
C
Queen Elizabeth
D
Britannia
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2

What was the name of the lion in "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", a 2005 film based on the "Narnia" books by C S Lewis?

A
Mickey
B
Aslan
C
Paddington
D
Leo
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3

Which of these flags does not have an eagle on it?

A
National flag of Pakistan
B
National flag of Egypt
C
National flag of Mexico
D
Presidential Standard of the United States
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4

If someone is called a "pen pusher", what sort of occupation do they have?

A
A clerk in an office
B
Surgeon's assistant
C
Construction site labourer
D
Stock Agent
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5

In the late 1800s, the steam powered Bell-Coleman machine was fitted to ships to provide what?

A
Heating for passengers
B
Drive to propellers
C
Power to drive winches
D
Refrigeration
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6

In which decade was Horatio Nelson born?

A
1750s
B
1650s
C
1810s
D
1700s
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7

What computer game was invented by Toru Iwatani, first released in Japan in May 1980?

A
Space Invaders
B
Tetris
C
Pac-Man
D
Ping pong
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