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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 March 2013

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A "throw in" or "bowl" is the way that the ball is put into play in which of these?

A
Tennis
B
Croquet
C
Rounders
D
Polo
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2

What is the base for the common logarithm?

A
~2.718
B
2
C
10
D
7
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3

What decade saw the Russian revolution which overthrew the existing government and established the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic, the world's first constitutionally socialist state?

A
1810s
B
1910s
C
2010s
D
1950s
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4

What is a placket?

A
A fold in the fabric of a piece of clothing
B
A piece of fabric inserted to add breadth or ease tight-fitting clothing
C
An opening in a garment, covering fastenings or to ease access access
D
A ship employed to carry post office mail
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5

Marabi, a form of South African music popular 1920s-1940s, was characterised by restless, rebellious energy; where was it most practised?

A
The plains
B
Townships
C
Dockyards
D
Urban slums
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6

What stands at the west end of the Champs Élysées?

A
The Louvre
B
Eiffel Tower
C
The Bastille
D
Arc de Triomphe
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7

Which of these was a ruler of the Persian empire?

A
Darius the Great
B
Alexander the Great
C
Attila the Hun
D
Ivan the Terrible
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