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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2012

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What word game, a spin-off to Scrabble that allows proper nouns and words spelled backwards to be used and allows players to "steal" letter tiles from other players, was announced on 6 April 2010?

A
Shuffle
B
Prankster
C
Trickster
D
Millennium Scrabble
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2

Maine Coon, Munchkin, Oriental Shorthair, Persian, Ragamuffin, Russian Blue, Siamese, Siberian, Snowshoe, Sphynx, Tonkinese and Manx are all breeds of what?

A
Dog
B
Cat
C
Horse
D
Pig
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3

In British history, what "House" ruled after the House of Hanover?

A
Plantagenet
B
Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
C
Stuart
D
Tudor
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4

Who created the fictional CIA man Jack Ryan?

A
Len Deighton
B
Tom Clancy
C
Clive Cussler
D
John Le Carré
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5

Which of these tunes is from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I"?

A
Give a Little Whistle
B
I Whistle a Happy Tune
C
Whistle Down the Wind
D
Whistle While You Work
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6

"Stationery" refers to what?

A
A parked vehicle
B
Consumable office supplies
C
A type of spacecraft
D
The area around a railway terminus
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7

What is the name collectively given to several groups of people in Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique, originally known as the Karanga?

A
Shona
B
Karen
C
Maureen
D
Kylie
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