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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2012

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1

André-Jacques Garnerin carried out what feat on 22 October 1797 at Parc Monceau, Paris?

A
Made the first jump with a silk parachute
B
Cured a sheep with foot and mouth disease
C
Flew a balloon above 10,000 metres
D
Gave the first blood transfusion
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2

Antananarivo is the capital of which country?

A
Crete
B
Madagascar
C
Somalia
D
Bogota
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3

The name of which board game means "I play" in Latin?

A
Mah Jong
B
Stratego
C
Ludo
D
Parcheesi
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4

What name is given to the murder of 7 people as part of a Prohibition Era conflict between the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran in Chicago, Illinois, in 1929?

A
The Saint Valentine's Day massacre
B
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
C
Bloody Sunday
D
Black Friday
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5

Which of these was a 2006 American-Australian computer-animated comedy-drama film with music, directed and co-written by George Miller, incorporating some live action humans, that won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature?

A
Merry Legs
B
Happy Feet
C
Gay Knees
D
Joyful Ankles
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6

All these companies market a brand of watch. Which of them is currently based outside Switzerland?

A
Rolex
B
Fossil
C
Chopard
D
Raymond Weil
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7

What does a mycologist study?

A
Plant diseases
B
Myxomycetes
C
Eye diseases
D
Fungi
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