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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 June 2012

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1

The term "rope-a-dope" is from what sport?

A
Boxing
B
Rodeo
C
Bungee jumping
D
American football
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2

Who was known as the "Moses of her people" for leading escaped slaves to freedom during the US Civil War?

A
Angela Davis
B
Rosa Parks
C
Harriet Tubman
D
Mary Hunt
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3

Which of these animals has hooves?

A
Bear
B
Cat
C
Rhinoceros
D
Raccoon
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4

Basil Spence designed which of these buildings?

A
UN Building, New York
B
Sydney Opera House
C
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York City
D
Coventry Cathedral
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5

Which of these is an ancient stringed musical instrument, belonging to the chordophone family?

A
Cetra
B
Cromorne
C
Cornetto
D
Crumhorn
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6

Which Europeans have been proved to have reached North America before Christopher Columbus?

A
Portuguese
B
Vikings
C
Phoenicians
D
Spanish
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7

The phrase "Mountain Standard Time" refers to what mountains?

A
Andes
B
Urals
C
Appalachians
D
Rockies
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