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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 August 2012

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1

Who was the Roman goddess of poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, weaving, crafts, magic, and the inventor of music?

A
Minerva
B
Pomfrey
C
Voldemort
D
Hagrid
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2

Which of these is a type of psaltery with strings stretched across a triangular frame which are struck with hammers?

A
Trumpet
B
Balalaika
C
Ocarina
D
Dulcimer
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3

Which of these films is not set in China?

A
The Quiet American
B
The Last Emperor
C
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
D
Empire of the Sun
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4

A coherer, hot wire barretter and cat's whisker were all types of what?

A
Devices for measuring very small distances
B
Radio detector
C
Water heaters
D
Needles
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5

When did Hall Thompson, who had established the Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama as an invitation-only private golf club, and noting the inclusion of Jews and women as members, cause controversy by saying "we don't discriminate in every other area except blacks"?

A
Just before the PGA Championship, 1990
B
At the time of the arrest of Rosa Parks, 1955
C
On the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, 1968
D
Inauguration of John F Kennedy as US president, 1961
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6

What was the UK #1 single released by the band Stereophonics in 2005?

A
Dakota
B
Carolina
C
Virginia
D
California
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7

Which of these seas is not on the coast of Asia?

A
Red Sea
B
Bering Sea
C
Kara Sea
D
Tasman Sea
Select from the options above.
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