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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 June 2012

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1

What event that caught international attention happened in room 1742 at the Hotel Reine Elizabeth, Montreal on 1 June 1969?

A
Margaret Trudeau, wife of the Canadian prime minister, was discovered with Mick Jagger
B
John and Yoko led guests to record "Give Peace a Chance"
C
A CIA agent was filmed passing a suitcase of money to Contra rebels
D
The RCMP found automatic weapons stored there
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2

What is another name for a Lexicon?

A
Teacher
B
Dictionary
C
Barbeque
D
Target
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3

In Norse mythology, which plant killed the god Baldur?

A
Mistletoe
B
Ivy
C
Holly
D
Rose
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4

In the late 19th and early 20th century Leo Baekeland and Alexander Parkes were involved in the development of what?

A
"Ready to Drink" (RTD) drinks
B
Motor racing circuits
C
iPods
D
Plastic
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5

The Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, is also partly in which of these states?

A
Nevada
B
Colorado
C
None: It is all in Arizona
D
Utah
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6

Palaeontology is the study of what?

A
Fencing
B
Fossils
C
Friendship
D
Greek architecture
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7

Which of these is a game played with small glass balls?

A
Marbles
B
Tendrils
C
Gerbils
D
Candles
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