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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 January 2013

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1

On 10 and 11 June 1964, what was at 2120 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA?

A
The temporary headquarters of the United Nations
B
The Democratic Convention
C
Chess Records' studios
D
The birth of Jimmy Chamberlin, drummer, songwriter, and producer
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was an Italian military and political figure who joined the Carbonari Italian patriot revolutionaries In his twenties, and fled Italy after a failed insurrection?

A
Barihairi
B
Hariblondi
C
Larimousi
D
Garibaldi
Select from the options above.
3

The Florida Marlins won the baseball World Series in 2005. When had they last won it?

A
2004
B
1917
C
1950
D
1985
Select from the options above.
4

In April 2010, what word used by Robin Williams on "The Late Show with David Letterman" caused the Australian Prime Minister to respond in such a way that Alabama newspapers demanded he apologise?

A
Galah
B
Wombat
C
Antipodes
D
Redneck
Select from the options above.
5

What device measures its the proper acceleration relative to freefall, and is increasingly used in portable electronic devices and video game controllers to detect the orientation of the device or provide game input?

A
Accelerometer
B
Cyclotron
C
Gravimeter
D
Centrifuge
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a volcano on the European mainland?

A
Stromboli
B
Vesuvius
C
Etna
D
Krakatoa
Select from the options above.
7

In Greek mythology, which horned and hoofed being was the god of shepherds, pastures, and fertility?

A
Poseidon
B
Hermes
C
Pan
D
Erebos
Select from the options above.
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