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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 July 2012

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1

Claris Cliff is a famous designer of what items?

A
Furniture
B
Pottery
C
Dresses
D
Handbags
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2

Which wonder of the ancient world was at Halicarnassus, Persia?

A
Temple of Artemis
B
Statue of Zeus
C
Mausoleum of Mausolus
D
Hanging gardens
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3

Who became Head of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1954 (for 22 years), and received an honorary knighthood in 1975 for his role in pioneering the exploration of space?

A
William (Bill) Pickering
B
Joseph Canaveral
C
Charles Atlas
D
Teddy Kennedy
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4

What is the term used when one team is beaten throroughly by another?

A
Whitewash
B
Blueclean
C
Blackscrub
D
Redmop
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5

Which of these is a public holiday in England?

A
Waterloo Day, 18 June
B
St George's Day, 23 April
C
Commonwealth Day, 24 May
D
May Day (celebrated on the first Monday in May)
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6

Which of the continents is the smallest in area?

A
South America
B
Antarctica
C
Europe
D
Australia
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7

What is a lizardfish native to the waters between Mumbai and Kutch in the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the China Sea?

A
Chinese Gooseberry
B
Greek fire
C
Bombay Duck
D
Mutton bird
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