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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2012

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1

What is an "indigent" person?

A
Foreign
B
Lazy
C
Poor
D
Uneducated
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2

Longacre Square, a major intersection in Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets, has been known as what since April 1904?

A
Times Square
B
Trafalgar Square
C
Central Square
D
People's Square
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3

In snooker, what colour ball is spotted on the centre of the table?

A
White
B
Red
C
Brown
D
Blue
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4

What was the name of the official newpaper of the USSR before it broke up?

A
Politburo
B
TASS
C
PRAVDA
D
Aeroflot
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire and founded the city of Lima?

A
Ferdinand Magellan
B
Hernán Cortés
C
Francisco Pizarro
D
Don Quixote
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6

More than 99% of the mass of our solar system is contained within what?

A
The rings of Saturn
B
The Planets
C
The Asteroid Belt
D
The Sun
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7

Which of these is the title of a documentary by Michael Moore?

A
Roger & Me
B
Bowling for Clementine
C
Psycho
D
Fahrenheit 451
Select from the options above.
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