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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2013

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1

What was the popular name for Joseph Stalin by Americans during World War II?

A
Swivel hips
B
Ol' Blue Eyes
C
The King
D
Uncle Joe
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2

Which fictional character in a popular book published in 1876 was born in St Petersburg?

A
Lyubov Andreyevna Ranevskaya
B
Ivan Denisovich
C
Tom Sawyer
D
John Gabriel Borkman
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3

"The Bowery" is a street in which US city?

A
New Orleans
B
Los Angeles
C
New York
D
Chicago
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4

Between them, who controls over half of the shares and voting rights of the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company, L'Oréal?

A
Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr
B
Liliane Bettencourt & Nestlé
C
Peter and Douglas Revson
D
Nelson Rockefeller and Goodyear
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5

Which of these is the oldest known complex scientific calculator, sometimes called the first analog computer?

A
Scheutz's engine
B
Babbage's difference engine
C
Antikythera mechanism
D
Harvard Mark I
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6

In falconry what is a tiercel?

A
A cage
B
A hood
C
A tie for the bird's foot
D
A male hawk or falcon
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7

Where was the 2012 annual G8 leaders summit held?

A
Brazil
B
China
C
USA
D
South Africa
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