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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 June 2012

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1

The flag of which country is a horizontal tricolour of "deep saffron" at the top, white in the middle, and green at the bottom with, in the centre, a navy blue wheel with twenty-four spokes?

A
Russia
B
Italy
C
Canada
D
India
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2

Billy Blaze, an 8-year-old genius who constructed a spaceship in his backyard from old soup cans and other household objects called "The Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket" puts on his brother's football helmet and becomes what character in a video game series?

A
Commander Keen
B
Pac Man
C
Bomberman
D
Rockford
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3

Which of these is used in Buddhism?

A
Prayer wheels
B
St Elmo's fires
C
Paper aeroplanes
D
Telephone books
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4

In the Bible, Goliath was a member of what group?

A
Philistines
B
Canaanites
C
Sumerians
D
Persians
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5

Who, before being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2003, was the first author to be awarded the Booker Prize twice?

A
Arundhati Roy
B
Peter Carey
C
Margaret Atwood
D
J M Coetzee
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6

Ned Flanders, a character in "The Simpsons", runs a store that sells what?

A
Things for left handed people
B
Religious artefacts
C
Men's clothing
D
Liquor
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7

What is an antirrhinum?

A
A household medecine
B
Deep pit
C
Snapdragon
D
Umbrella
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