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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 July 2012

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1

What international consumer item does the "Economist" use to compare purchasing power between countries?

A
Loaf of bread
B
Toyota Corolla
C
Big Mac
D
Daily newspaper
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2

In 2005, what major sporting event was delayed 25 minutes due to the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles?

A
Cricket test match, England v West Indies
B
F A Cup
C
World Snooker Championship final
D
Grand National
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3

The USA entered World War I because Germany attempted to enlist Mexico as an ally, and for what other reason?

A
A publicity campaign run by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
B
The sinking of the British passenger liner "Lusitania" with US citizens on board
C
Germany refused to join the League of Nations
D
Germany resumed unrestricted warfare in war-zone waters
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4

Whose 33rd album was called "In Search of the Fourth Chord"?

A
Black Sabbath
B
Led Zeppelin
C
Motorhead
D
Status Quo
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5

What abbreviation is used to refer to a General Practitioner?

A
Xls
B
Doc
C
Jpg
D
Ppt
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6

Who created St Trinians, a fictional girls' boarding school, the subject of 8 books and 7 films between 1954 and 2009?

A
Edward Lear
B
Gerald Scarfe
C
Ronald Searle
D
Lewis Carrol
Select from the options above.
7

What type of geographical feature is an ox-bow?

A
Forest
B
Hill
C
Lake
D
Canyon
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