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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2012

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1

Asperger's syndrome is believed to a form of what?

A
Arthritis
B
Autism
C
Alzheimer's
D
Amnesia
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2

Which of these was a journalist whose investigation into the drug trade in Dublin led to her murder in 1996, the subject of a 2003 film starring Cate Blanchett?

A
Veronica Guerin
B
Vera Drake
C
Erin Brockovich
D
Rosebud
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3

What were Operation Crosstie, Operation Bowline, Operation Mandrel, Operation Emery and Operation Grommet?

A
Allied operations in World War II
B
Allied operations in World War I
C
Nuclear test series carried out in the USA
D
International Boy Scout Jamborees
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4

A home for music and intimate performance, well-established in Europe in the 19th century, flourishing in early 20th century, and attended by a wide cross-section of society, sparked a number of films. What was the name for the venue and style?

A
Music hall
B
Soiree
C
Cabaret
D
Savoy
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5

"Peggy" is a shortened version of what name?

A
Margaret
B
Millicent
C
Mary
D
Marjorie
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6

Since 14 November 2007, from where do "Eurostar" trains leave London for Paris? on Eurostar services in London transferred from Waterloo to the brand new St Pancras International

A
Kings Cross
B
St Pancras
C
Victoria
D
Waterloo
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7

How long, to the nearest mile, is an Olympic marathon?

A
26
B
52
C
10
D
100
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