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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 October 2012

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1

A zebra has the same stripe pattern as which of its relatives?

A
None: each pattern is unique
B
Its mother
C
Its father
D
Its maternal grandmother
Select from the options above.
2

What word's original meaning was to do with "relating to a specific place" (such as where indigenous plants or animals were found in a specific area)?

A
Pandemic
B
Epidemic
C
Endemic
D
Emetic
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3

Which of these was a 1987 film starring Jack Nicholson?

A
The Goblins of Giggleswick
B
The Warlocks of Camberwick
C
The Wizards of Candlewick
D
The Witches of Eastwick
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4

What is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level, on a ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru?

A
Acapulco
B
Machu Picchu
C
Lima
D
Angkor Wat
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5

What country will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup competition?

A
Russia
B
Abu Dhabi
C
Syria
D
Qatar
Select from the options above.
6

Who is the only person to win both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize for lterature?

A
Harold Pinter
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
John Steinbeck
D
John Lennon
Select from the options above.
7

Until Tony Blair, which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the longest overall time?

A
Harold Wilson
B
James Callaghan
C
Ramsay MacDonald
D
Clement Attlee
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