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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2013

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1

Which king formed the first English parliament?

A
George IV
B
Richard I
C
Edward II
D
Henry III
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2

What is the Fijian word for a wood-and-straw hut, sometimes similar to a cabin?

A
Igloo
B
Wigwam
C
Kraal
D
Bure
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3

In which country, in June 2010, were there clashes between the two main ethnic groups, the Uzbeks and Kyrgyz, a state of emergency declared and troops deployed, inciting fears that the country could be heading towards a civil war?

A
Uzbekistan
B
Kyrgyzstan
C
Tajikistan
D
Turkmenistan
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4

What makes soft drinks fizzy?

A
Hydrogen
B
Helium
C
Argon
D
Carbon dioxide
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5

Where was the TV series Stargate-SG1 filmed?

A
Los Angeles, USA
B
Vancouver, Canada
C
Monterey, USA
D
Elstree, UK
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6

Who was the head of an international sporting body who once suggested that women players (in that sport) should wear tighter shorts and lowcut shirts to make their game more appealing?

A
Colin Cowdrey
B
Juan Samaranch
C
Max Mosley
D
Sepp Blatter
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7

Cloth used to be measured in what?

A
Exes
B
Ems
C
Ens
D
Ells
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