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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 December 2012

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1

What is the name for a forked twig used in searching for something that is hidden?

A
Seeking stick
B
Magic wand
C
Divining rod
D
Telephone pole
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2

The European Union has buildings in Strasbourg, Brussels and which of these cities?

A
Ankara
B
Luxemburg
C
The Hague
D
Antwerp
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3

Early in 2010, Norway's Magnus Carlsen, at 19 years old, became the youngest person to top the world ranking in what?

A
Gymnastics
B
Tennis
C
Chess
D
Darts
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4

Before it was changed to "Washington D.C." after his death, what had George Washington named Washington D.C.?

A
Caroline
B
Georgetown
C
Federal City
D
Franklin
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5

What is the name of the fictional character in the land of Oz created by L. Frank Baum as "the Good Witch of the South" who, in the 1939 film version of "The Wizard of Oz" was called "the Good Witch of the North"?

A
Evvamene
B
Evillene
C
Addaperle
D
Glinda
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6

Where are the Huygens Gap and the Maxwell Gap?

A
Swiss Alps
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Saturn
D
Under the Pacific Ocean
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7

R J Mitchell designed which World War II aircraft?

A
Lancaster
B
Hurricane
C
Mosquito
D
Spitfire
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