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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2013

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1

Who was the leader of 617 Squadron, formed during World War II and known as the Dambusters?

A
Keith Park
B
Douglas Bader
C
Guy Gibson
D
Trafford Leigh-Mallory
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2

What is the monetary unit of Thailand?

A
Baht
B
Kip
C
Riel
D
Dong
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3

A logarithmic spiral, frequently seen in natural phenomena and called spira mirabilis by Jacob Bernoulli in the 17th century, is characterised by what?

A
Distances between the curves are constant
B
Its shape stays the same as its size increases
C
As the spiral increases in size the distance between its outer arms narrows until it disappears
D
It always appears in combinations of two or more spirals
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4

Who are the only players in an ice hockey game allowed to be in the referee's crease?

A
Rink steward
B
A game official
C
Goaltender
D
Captain and alternate captain
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5

Who were the Persians defeated by in the sea battle at Salamis in 480BC?

A
Phoenecians
B
Rome
C
Greece
D
Venice
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6

Which Saint's Day is 17 March?

A
St David
B
St Andrew
C
St George
D
St Patrick
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7

What was the original name of Mickey Mouse?

A
Marlon
B
Mortimer
C
Montague
D
Marvin
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