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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 June 2012

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1

Taste buds detect the five known elements of taste perception, two of which are "sweet" and "savoury". Which of these is not one of the others?

A
Sour
B
Bitter
C
Tangy
D
Salty
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2

What is the capital city of Australia?

A
Sydney
B
Canberra
C
Melbourne
D
Brisbane
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3

"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" and "Factory Girls" are plays by whom?

A
Edward Bond
B
Peter Schaffer
C
Frank McGuinness
D
Caryl Churchill
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4

Which of these are characters from the TV series "Lost"?

A
Angela, Chase, Maggie, Lance, Julia, Emma, Melissa, Samantha, Cole & Richard
B
J.R., Bobby, Sue Ellen, Pamela, Jock, "Miss Ellie" & Lucy
C
Sawyer, Locke, Ben, Sayid, Libby, Sun, Jin, Claire, Hurley, Juliet, Bernard, Rose & Vincent
D
Tom, Joan, "Abby", David, Mary, Joanie, Nancy, Elizabeth, Tommy & Nicholas Bradford
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5

During the reign of which English king was there a succession crisis between his supporters and those of his cousin, the Empress Matilda?

A
Joe
B
Mark
C
Stephen
D
Vern
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6

A "triple peel" is a manoeuvre that is common in what sport?

A
Synchronised swimming
B
Polo
C
Croquet
D
Gymnastics
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7

The mazurka originated in which country?

A
Greece
B
Russia
C
Poland
D
Mexico
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