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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 June 2012

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1

What is the name for someone who engages in the scientific study of fermentation?

A
Ziggurat
B
Zoologist
C
Zymurgist
D
Zanzibarian
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2

On 1 November 2010, the San Francisco Giants won the baseball World Series 4–1, their first World Series since 1954. Who did they defeat?

A
New York Mets
B
The Texas Rangers
C
New York Yankees
D
Philadelphia Phillies
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3

Horatio was a legendary Roman hero who defended a bridge against which army?

A
Persian
B
Etruscan
C
Egyptian
D
Mongol
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4

What is alternative name for the prongs of a fork?

A
Grommets
B
Pinks
C
Tines
D
Flanges
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5

What award is the equivalent of the Oscars for live American theatre?

A
Emmys
B
Tonys
C
Grammys
D
BAFTAs
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6

The island of Alcatraz is closest to which of these cities?

A
New York
B
Los Angeles
C
San Francisco
D
Chicago
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7

In 2006, Michelle Bachelet became the first female president of which country?

A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
Mexico
D
Brazil
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