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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 October 2012

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1

In America, as what was Bill Shoemaker famous?

A
Motor racing driver
B
Jockey
C
Baseball pitcher
D
Ice hockey goalie
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2

Project Habakkuk was a plan by the British in World War II to construct what from ice?

A
Tanks
B
Aeroplanes
C
Bridges
D
Aircraft carriers
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3

What is unusual about the feet of people who have "Morton's toe"?

A
The 5th toe is the same size as the 2nd toe
B
The 2nd toe is longer than the big toe
C
The little toe curves in towards the big toe
D
The big toe curves in towards the little toe
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4

The term "Savoy Opera" includes all 13 operas that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote for Richard D'Oyly Carte, but "Patience" (1881) was the first to appear at the Savoy Theatre, and is, in a strict sense, the first true "Savoy Opera". By that definition, how many G&S operas are not "Savoy Operas"?

A
6
B
4
C
8
D
2
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5

In the nursery rhyme, what is the ladybird told to do?

A
Don't sleep in the subway
B
Hide, hide, the cow's outside
C
Run, run, run
D
Fly away, fly away, fly away home
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6

Dido was "featured" on the song "Sam", which was written and performed by whom?

A
Willow Smith
B
Jay Z
C
LL Cool J
D
Eminem
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7

In 2009, what name was proposed for the bridge connecting roads for a new route across the Colorado River for U.S. Route 93, known as the Hoover Dam Bypass?

A
Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
B
The Hoover Bridge
C
The Hoover Bypass
D
The Golden Canyon Bridge
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