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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 November 2012

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In the SI system, what is the basic unit for the measurement of electric current?

A
Volt
B
Ohm
C
Watt
D
Ampere
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2

What numbers are on the two blue pool balls?

A
2 and 10
B
5 and 13
C
3 and 11
D
1 and 9
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3

The words of the national anthem for which country were written by Francis Scott Key?

A
Jamaica
B
USA
C
Ethiopia
D
New Zealand
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4

What was Merlin's position at the court of King Arthur?

A
Hairdresser
B
Diesel mechanic
C
Air conditionng serviceman
D
Wizard
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5

Which set of 19 piano pieces based on folk themes were composed by Franz Liszt between 1846 and 1885 and named after his homeland?

A
The German Sonatas
B
The Brazilian Cantatas
C
The Hungarian Rhapsodies
D
The Egyptian Etudes
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6

In depictions of the Hindu God Rama, he is famously holding what in his right hand?

A
Child
B
Sword
C
Bow and arrow
D
Flower
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7

Christiaan Huygens has been credited with inventing what in the 1650s?

A
Bicycle
B
Pendulum clock
C
Marine compass
D
Automated weaving loom
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