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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 July 2012

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What is a variation of the standard card game of poker which consists of two cards being dealt face down to each player and then 5 community cards being placed by the dealer (3 as "the flop" then 1 called "the turn", then 1 called "the river"), with players having the option to check, bet or fold after each deal?

A
Texas Hold 'Em
B
Montana Drop 'Em
C
Wisconsin Snatch 'Em
D
Illinois Grip 'Em
Select from the options above.
2

The successive black notes on a piano is an example of what?

A
Pentatonic scale
B
An aria
C
An octave
D
A major key
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3

The seven brightest stars of which constellation form the asterism known as the Big Dipper in the United States and Canada, or the Plough in the United Kingdom and Ireland?

A
Ursa Major
B
Capricorn
C
Gemini
D
Leo
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4

Early in November 2010, the Pope made a speech in which he relaxed the church's rules on what?

A
Divorce
B
Contraceptives
C
Fasting during Lent
D
Attendance at church
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5

Which of these is in the Indian Ocean?

A
Haiti
B
Sardinia
C
Mauritius
D
Norfolk Island
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6

Who painted "Number 5" in 1948?

A
Peter Blake
B
Vincent van Gogh
C
Andy Warhol
D
Jackson Pollock
Select from the options above.
7

The magician David Copperfield broke off his engagement to whom in 1999?

A
Kate Moss
B
Elle McPherson
C
Claudia Schiffer
D
Rachel Hunter
Select from the options above.
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