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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 August 2012

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1

Where did the old woman who "had so many children she didn't know what to do" live?

A
Glove
B
Hat
C
Shoe
D
Sock
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2

In April 2010, after riots in the capital which overthrew the government, President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left which country, leaving the way clear for the head of the new provisional government, Roza Otunbayeva?

A
Kashmir
B
Kazakhstan
C
Kyrgyzstan
D
Kiribati
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3

What is another word for jet lag?

A
Psittacosis
B
Thrombosis
C
Desynchronosis
D
Necrosis
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4

What were the frequent subjects of French impressionist painter D├ęgas?

A
People in the street
B
Horses
C
Ballet dancers
D
Farm labourers at work
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5

In some parts of the world, the position in rugby called "first five eighth" is called what?

A
Loosehead prop
B
Centre
C
Half Back
D
Fly half
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6

What is the former home and burial place of George Washington?

A
Mt Vernon
B
Camp David
C
Gettysburg
D
Arlington
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7

Who was tried for treason on 17 November 1603 for trying to remove James I from the Engish throne?

A
Thomas More
B
Walter Raleigh
C
James Cook
D
Francis Drake
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