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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2013

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1

In 2005, Dan Wheldon became the first British competitor to win what event in over 30 years?

A
Indianapolis 500
B
Wimbledon Men's Singes
C
Boston Marathon
D
Tour de France
Select from the options above.
2

In 2003, a congestion charge was introduced to reduce traffic volumes in which city centre?

A
London
B
New York
C
Rome
D
Madrid
Select from the options above.
3

A hit for the Marvelettes, the Beatles and the Carpenters was "Please Mr … who?

A
Tyre inflator
B
Butcher
C
President
D
Postman
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyses the origins, distribution, technology, religion, language and social structure of the ethnic, racial, and/or national divisions of humanity?

A
Linguistics
B
Ethnography
C
Ethnology
D
Humanitarianism
Select from the options above.
5

What system, developed for military use, was made fully available to the public from midnight 1 May 2000 on the orders of US President Bill Clinton?

A
Satellite telephone
B
GPS
C
Night vision goggles
D
Unmanned aircraft (drones)
Select from the options above.
6

What are the "White Cliffs of Dover" made of?

A
Chalk
B
Slate
C
Pumice
D
Marble
Select from the options above.
7

Who plays Susan Mayer in the US TV series "Desperate Housewives"?

A
Anne Kirkbride
B
Teri Hatcher
C
Felicity Huffman
D
Kate Walsh
Select from the options above.
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