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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 June 2012

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1

What are the last words of the film "The Wizard of Oz"?

A
Breaking up is hard to do
B
There's no place like home
C
Behold - the head - of a traitor!
D
Poor bears! Oh, poor, poor bears!
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2

Which state of the USA has the Union Jack on its state flag?

A
Virginia
B
Maine
C
New York, New York
D
Hawaii
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3

The phrase "bigger bang for the buck", first heard in the USA in 1954, was used to describe what?

A
Elvis Presley's performances
B
Pepsi
C
The neutron bomb (compared to the atom and hydrogen bombs)
D
Policy to use nuclear weapons (not a large regular army) to threaten the USSR
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4

Where is the calcaneus bone?

A
Heel
B
Knee
C
Hip
D
Spine
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5

Which Scotsman, a self-made man, merchant and yachtsman who created a tea brand, was a persistent challenger for the America's Cup?

A
Henry Moore
B
Sir Thomas Lipton
C
Sir Cameron Mackintosh
D
John Loudon McAdam
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6

The Manhattan Project, led by the USA and including scientists from the UK and Canada, was the codename for a project that ran from 1942 to 1946 to develop what?

A
Tall buildings
B
Refrigeration
C
Atomic bomb
D
Four-wheel drive vehicles
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7

Dick Turpin was famous as what sort of criminal?

A
Computer hacker
B
Grave robber
C
Forger
D
Highwayman
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