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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 March 2013

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1

From 2010 to 2012 a series of major earthquakes devastated areas in the South Island of which country?

A
England
B
New Zealand
C
India
D
Canada
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2

Which of these is the title of a British TV series shown between 1957 and 1967 which is considered to be one of Britain's first major soap operas?

A
Doctor Kildare
B
Doctor Finlay's Casebook
C
Emergency - Ward 10
D
Casualty
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3

Approximately how much of the water on earth is fresh water?

A
13%
B
3%
C
37%
D
10%
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4

In 1961 Alan Shepard made the first manned flight into space aboard what vehicle?

A
Freedom-7
B
Apollo-7
C
Luna-7
D
Explorer-7
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5

Sony introduced a product to the world market in 1979, and in October 2010 announced that they would cease selling it in Japan. What product was it?

A
Cyber-shot
B
Playstation
C
Betacam
D
Walkman
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6

What nationality is the soccer player Dennnis Bergkamp?

A
Belgian
B
Dutch
C
German
D
Austrian
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7

What style of music is synonymous with Perez Prado?

A
Calypso
B
Rhumba
C
Samba
D
Mambo
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