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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2012

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1

The early use of the new technology of the wireless telegram helped British police to capture whom on 31 July 1910?

A
Lord Lucan
B
Dr Crippen
C
John Dillinger
D
Salvatore Maranzano
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2

Lenny Bruce was in what field of entertainment in the 1960s?

A
Musicals
B
Standup comedy
C
Folk music
D
Film direction
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3

On air, in September 2010, David Letterman asked whom during an interview for $US1 million for the use of a section of his programme in a film?

A
Joaquin Phoenix
B
Brad Pitt
C
Leonardo DiCaprio
D
Peter Fonda
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4

Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Maine are collectively known as what?

A
The Free States
B
New England
C
The Hamptons
D
The Bible Belt
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5

What is boiled in water to form gelatine?

A
Botox
B
Fructose
C
Collagen
D
Sago
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6

In what country did rugby football originate, and when were the first rules written?

A
Germany. 1810
B
New Zealand. 1901
C
England. 1845
D
Ireland. 1800
Select from the options above.
7

Compared to playing the string open, placing a finger behind the 12th fret on a guitar finger board raises the note by how much?

A
Half an octave
B
An octave
C
Two octaves
D
One and a half octaves
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