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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 March 2013

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1

What term, in musical rhythm, refers to playing three beats in the time of two?

A
duple
B
hemiola
C
proportia tripla
D
duplet
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2

One of the first actions taken in China's "Great Leap Forward" was a campaign initiated by Mao Zedong, the first President, to eliminate what birds?

A
Sparrows
B
Larks
C
Eagles
D
Flamingos
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3

What was the common name of the Volkswagen Type 14, a 2+2 sold from 1955 to 1974 in coupe and convertible bodystyles, which was then the car most imported to the USA?

A
Dino
B
911
C
Karmann Ghia
D
Beetle
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4

Where are the Bismarck and Owen Stanley ranges?

A
Australia
B
Papua-New Guinea
C
Canada
D
France
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5

What is the name of the line that darts players stand behind to throw?

A
Doche
B
Oche
C
Pooch
D
Cloche
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6

Who has hosted the US series "Power of 10", "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "The Price Is Right"?

A
Larry King
B
David Letterman
C
Regis Philbin
D
Drew Carey
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7

Who was Shakespeare's wife?

A
Sandra Putaway
B
Mary Runaway
C
Anne Hathaway
D
Sheila Sendaway
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