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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2013

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1

Bigfoot, a supposedly large, hairy, bipedal humanoid which lives in forests in the Northwest of North America, is also known as what?

A
Mono Grande
B
Chuchunaa
C
Sasquatch
D
Woodwose
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2

In France, which of these establishments specialises in selling pastries and sweets?

A
Charcuterie
B
Boulangerie
C
P√Ętisserie
D
Brasserie
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3

Which of these expressions is commonly heard at a cricket match?

A
Yoo hoo
B
'Ello 'ello 'ello
C
Howzat
D
Oyez
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4

Gordon Bennett, a leading figure on the world stage in the 19th century, made his substantial fortune in what field?

A
Banking
B
Engineering
C
Journalism
D
Transport
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5

What landlocked, mountainous, Central Asian country is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and the People's Republic of China?

A
Kyrgyzstan
B
Afghanistan
C
Azerbaijan
D
Turkey
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6

In a 1980 episode of the TV series "Dallas", what character was Sue Ellen's scheming sister, who shot J.R. after having an affair with him?

A
Pamela Ewing
B
"Miss Ellie"
C
Kristin Shepard
D
Lucy Ewing Cooper
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7

The 50.5 km Channel Tunnel, built under the English Channel or, in France, La Manche, to link the UK and France with road and rail access was finally opened in 1994. When was the first official Anglo-French protocol established to create the railway aspect of the link?

A
1919
B
1802
C
1876
D
1930
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