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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 October 2012

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1

Port Said is at the entrance to which canal?

A
Panama
B
Suez
C
Corinth
D
Erie
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2

Who was the first to be quoted as saying "There are three types of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics"?

A
Benjamin Disraeli
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Oscar Wide
D
Benjamin Franklin
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3

What book introduced "the Thought Police"?

A
1984
B
Brave New World
C
The Naked Lunch
D
Logan's Run
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4

What is an "epiphany"?

A
Sermon
B
Morality play
C
Religious song
D
Sudden revelation
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5

What does the aconym START, a treaty signed on 31 July 1991 and effective from 5 December 1994, stand for?

A
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
B
Standard Agreement for Reunification and Trade
C
Special Treaty for American-Russian Transfers
D
Separate Treatment for Arsenal Recognition Treaty
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6

Where is "The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race", the world's longest certified footrace according to its organisers, which is held annually June-August?

A
An out and back course centred on Nome, Alaska, USA
B
Queens, New York, USA
C
9 laps between Los Angeles & San Francisco
D
14 laps between Boston & New York City
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7

What is the fluid in which the human foetus grows?

A
Eau de Cologne
B
Virginia water
C
Amniotic fluid
D
Sea of Tranquillity
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