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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 July 2012

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During World War II, what was the name given to deliberately created simulations of burning towns that were constructed in Britain to decoy German night bombers away from bombing real towns?

A
Sitting ducks
B
Blitzens
C
Bonfires
D
Starfish sites
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2

The bullseye of a dart board should be how far up from the floor?

A
1.25 metres (4 feet, 1 inch)
B
2 metres (6 feet 7 inches)
C
1.73 metres (5 feet, 8 inches)
D
2.5 metres (8 feet, 2 inches)
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3

What, since 1978, is the official beverage of Puerto Rico?

A
Bacardi rum
B
Coffee
C
PiƱa colada
D
Martini
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4

According to the nursery rhyme "Polly put the kettle on", who took it off again?

A
Susan
B
Sylvie
C
Sandra
D
Sukey
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5

Who married Heidi Klum in May 2005?

A
Eminem
B
Prince
C
Seal
D
Charlie Sheen
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6

Salvador Dali was a principal figure in what artistic movement?

A
Surrealism
B
Impressionism
C
Cubism
D
Fauvism
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7

What does a person with narcolepsy do?

A
Steals
B
Falls asleep
C
Tells tales on people
D
Takes drugs
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