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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2012

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Who led a team to make the Cumberland Gap, a way through the Appalachian Mountains, accessible to pioneers, who used it to journey into the western frontiers of Kentucky and Tennessee?

A
Daniel Boone
B
Davy Crockett
C
Kit Carson
D
Buffalo Bill
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2

Between 1903 and 1904, sites in the Australian townships of Albury, Tumut, Orange, Bombala and Dalgety were considered for what purpose?

A
WWF headquarters
B
A nuclear testing range
C
The capital of Australia
D
An aboriginal reservation
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3

In what TV series was Oceanic Airlines flight 815 a critical factor?

A
24
B
Friends
C
Lost
D
Doctor Who
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4

"Peptic" refers to which activity of the human body?

A
Cardiovascular
B
Respiration
C
Circulation
D
Digestion
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5

Where is the 82,000 seat Maracana Stadium?

A
Madrid
B
Buenos Aires
C
Mexico City
D
Rio de Janeiro
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6

Which of these is an island that belongs to Malaysia?

A
Sri Lanka
B
Mauritius
C
Tasmania
D
Penang
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7

Which of these words is derived from Hindi?

A
Croissant
B
Bungalow
C
Fandango
D
Kangaroo
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