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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 June 2012

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Which event held in Alberta, Canada, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, is a large festival, exhibition, and rodeo held for 10 days every summer in July, attracts more than 1.2 million visitors?

A
The Corroboree
B
The Running of the Bulls
C
The Blossom Festival
D
The Calgary Stampede
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2

What are "peripherins"?

A
Sponges
B
Molluscs
C
Proteins
D
Plankton
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3

The Sagrada Família in Barcelona, which began construction in 1882, was consecrated and declared a basilica by the Pope in what year?

A
1967
B
1901
C
2010
D
1985
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4

When a snooker game is set up, what ball is set closest to the centre of the table?

A
Pink
B
Green
C
Blue
D
Black
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5

Where was the cocktail "daiquiri" invented?

A
Cuba
B
Italy
C
Spain
D
Brazil
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6

"The Year of Three Popes", involving Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul I and Pope John Paul II, is the name given to which year?

A
1605
B
1590
C
1978
D
766
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7

Who created the Daleks?

A
Khan
B
Rani
C
Morbius
D
Davros
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