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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2013

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1

The letters "G I", when applied to dietary matters, stand for what?

A
Glucose Intolerant
B
Glycemic Index
C
Genetically Imbalanced
D
Grossly ignorant
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2

What nickname is applied to the Western coast of Namibia, home to many shipwrecks?

A
The Mosquito Coast
B
The Coast of Ghosts
C
The Skeleton Coast
D
The Costa Brava
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3

The catastrophic disaster at a plant in Chernobyl in the Ukraine in April 1986 is described as what kind of accident?

A
Chemical
B
Unfortunate
C
Waiting to happen
D
Nuclear
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4

Which of these people was associated with the band "Boyzone"?

A
Malcolm McLaren
B
Robbie Williams
C
Rod Stewart
D
Stephen Gately
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5

Elliot Gould played whose father on the TV series Friends?

A
Joey
B
Chandler
C
Ross & Monica
D
Rachel
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6

What is the word for bending at least one knee to the ground, a gesture of deep respect for a superior that was introduced in 328 BC by Alexander the Great into his court, a practice then already followed in Persia?

A
Kneeling
B
Curtseying
C
Genuflection
D
Kerning
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7

Who created the international competition called the Goodwill Games, that were held between 1986 and 2001?

A
Ted Turner
B
Kerry Packer
C
Prince Charles
D
Bob Geldof
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