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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 April 2013

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1

Which of these two are members of the Who and are still alive?

A
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend
B
John Lennon and George Harrison
C
John Entwhistle and Keith Moon
D
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr
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2

Chuck Yeager in a plane first broke the sound barrier in level flight in 1947, Joseph Kittinger set a time in 1960 of 4m 37s in free fall from a height of 19.5 miles and reached a speed of 614 mph. On 14 October 2012 Austrian Felix Baumgartner set new records, which of these was not among them?

A
First freefall to break the sound barrier
B
Longest freefall
C
Highest freefall
D
Fastest freefall
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3

Luge and skeleton racing were developed in the late 19th century in which country?

A
Switzerland
B
England
C
India
D
Australia
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4

What is the term for a collector of autographs?

A
Demographer
B
Philographer
C
Stenographer
D
Biographer
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5

It was a highly popular music hall song in 1910, a signature tune of Harry Champion, and was revived and popularised by Joe Brown and by Herman's Hermits, and is...?

A
I'm Henery the Eighth, I am
B
My Old Man Said Follow the Van
C
Where Did You Get That Hat
D
Burlington Bertie From Bow
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6

Where are the Maldives?

A
Siberia
B
The Balkans
C
Sahara Desert
D
Indian Ocean
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7

What gas is the main component of the atmosphere of the planet Mars?

A
Carbon dioxide
B
Oxygen
C
Hydrogen
D
Xenon
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