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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 July 2012

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1

Which recording plays as the first song of the new year in Times Square?

A
"New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra
B
"Auld Lang Syne" by Guy Lombardo's The Royal Canadians
C
"Sunday in New York" by Peter Nero
D
"This Land Is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie
Select from the options above.
2

What organisation was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1917, 1944 and 1963?

A
The Boy Scout Movement
B
The Society of Friends (Quakers)
C
International Committee of the Red Cross
D
The Anglican Church
Select from the options above.
3

What Latin phrase means means to speak under one's breath, literally "under voice"?

A
Mea culpa
B
Sub judice
C
Coup de grace
D
Sotto voce
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these was a world famous drug dealer?

A
Pablo Escobar
B
Felipe Calderón
C
Rudy Giuliani
D
El Cordobes
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5

Which country, whose capital is Doha, has a population of 1.6 million and an average daily temperatures in June and July of 40 degrees Celcius, is ruled by Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani?

A
Abu Dhabi
B
Qatar
C
Syria
D
Dubai
Select from the options above.
6

What natural effect is only visible during a total eclipse of the sun?

A
Aurora Borealis
B
St Elmo's fire
C
Will o' the Wisp
D
Baily's Beads
Select from the options above.
7

With which sport is Don Bradman associated?

A
Curling
B
Cricket
C
Croquet
D
Bowls
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