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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 December 2012

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What name is given to 7 mathematics problems stated by the Clay Mathematics Institute in 2000, for which a US$1,000,000 prize will be awarded for a correct solution to any of them?

A
The Clay Posers
B
The Magnificent Seven
C
Principia Mathematica
D
The Millennium Prize Problems
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2

Who opened the restaurants called Petrus and Amarylis in Britain?

A
Marco Pierre White
B
Jamie Oliver
C
Gordon Ramsay
D
Julia Childs
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3

With what instrument are Charlie Christian, Les Paul, Tiny Grimes, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Jimmy Raney, Tal Farlow, Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, and Jim Hall associated?

A
Trumpet
B
Guitar
C
Trombone
D
Saxophone
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4

What land, a British colony for 155 years, and occupied by Japan briefly in WW II, was ceded to the People's Republic of China in 1997?

A
Hong Kong
B
New Zealand
C
Canada
D
Gibraltar
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5

Which of these leads to Westminster Abbey in London?

A
Victoria Street
B
The Mall
C
Pall Mall
D
Cheapside
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6

How many sports were contested at the Summer Paralympics in 2012?

A
5
B
20
C
45
D
10
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7

Where was Christopher Columbus born?

A
Madrid
B
Genoa
C
Istanbul
D
Marseilles
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