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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 February 2013

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1

What did Basutoland change its name to in 1966?

A
Zimbabwe
B
Lesotho
C
Tanzania
D
Botswana
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2

Which of these is an open world, 3rd person shooter video game, set in the fictional Pacific City for the Xbox 360 released in 2007, that was conceived by Realtime Worlds' founder, David Jones?

A
Smackdown
B
Crackdown
C
Crackup
D
Smackup
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3

In 1453, the Ottomans used a cannon called "the Great Turkish Bombard", which required an operating crew of 200 men and 70 oxen, and 10,000 men to transport it, during their siege of which city?

A
Athens
B
Jerusalem
C
Constantinople
D
Paris
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4

Who dies at the end of Shakespeare's tragedy "Troilus and Cressida"?

A
Hector
B
Troilus
C
Cressida
D
Achilles
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5

What is the only geometric shape that has infinite lines of symmetry?

A
Dodecahedron
B
Rhombus
C
Triangle
D
Circle
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6

A bean bag is a substitute for what item of furniture?

A
Wardrobe
B
Desk
C
Chair
D
Table
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7

At the 2010 Grammy Awards, who set a new record for the most wins by a female artist in one night, winning six?

A
Lady Ga Ga
B
Beyoncé
C
Susan Boyle
D
Gracie Fields
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