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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2012

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1

Who is a former British triple jumper who held the Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World records, and has held the world record in the event since 1995?

A
Jimmy Edwards
B
Jonathan Edwards
C
Noel Edmonds
D
Jonathan Ross
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2

Who is involved in a "curtain call"?

A
Performers
B
Interior designers
C
Artiillerymen
D
Convicted murders
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3

Who wrote, often with Howard Greenfield, the songs "Oh! Carol" (1959), "Calendar Girl" (1960), "Little Devil" (1961), "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" (1961), "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" (1962) and "Next Door to an Angel" (1962)?

A
Quincy Jones
B
Carole King
C
Neil Sedaka
D
Lamont Dozier
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4

On 1 September 2010, In the Iraq War, the USA replaced the name "Operation Iraqi Freedom" by what?

A
Operation Real Thing
B
Operation New Deal
C
Operation New Dawn
D
Operation Schoolhouse
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5

What is the name of the transition from a liquid state directly to a gas of an element or compound?

A
Ionisation
B
Condensation
C
Deionisation
D
Vaporisation
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6

If Christmas Eve falls on a Monday, what day will New Year's Day be?

A
Monday
B
Tuesday
C
Sunday
D
Wednesday
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7

What name is given to the police force in the Republic of Ireland?

A
Diet
B
Semolina
C
STASI
D
Garda
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