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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 December 2012

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1

An aster is a type of what?

A
Punctuation mark
B
Plant
C
Fish
D
Semi-precious stone
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2

Father Christmas is commonly identified with which saint?

A
George
B
Christopher
C
Joan
D
Nicholas
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3

How is the starting position of Legan chess different from the starting position of standard chess?

A
The pieces are arranged across two corners, not laterally
B
The pawns are set behind the otherpieces
C
The rooks are in the centre, with the king and queen on the ends
D
The pawns are evenyl staggered on the 2nd and 3rd rows
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4

What phrase implies that something said has been fully believed?

A
Lock, stock and barrel
B
Bell, book and candle
C
Hook, line and sinker
D
Blood, sweat and tears
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5

Where is Luxor?

A
Australia
B
London
C
Moscow
D
Egypt
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6

What was the name of the line of fortification that ran across Italy during World War II from just north of where the Garigliano River flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea in the west, through the Apennine Mountains to the mouth of the Sangro River on the Adriatic coast in the east via Monte Cassino and Monte Cairo?

A
Gustav Line
B
Siegfried Line
C
Maginot Line
D
Mason-Dixon Line
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7

Chester Gould created which comic character, which first appeared in 1931?

A
Jane
B
Betty Boop
C
Dick Tracy
D
Batman
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